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17 Koans. A Monk to the Zen Master. Introduction. Examples and Replies. Brief Comment on each Koan

In the Buddhist tradition, Zen employs koans to rattle the cage of the mind in meditation. Koans come in the form of a question, story, dialogue or an event in history. Koans developed in the 13th century in Chinese monasteries, then Japan and Korea. Continue reading 




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