Hyakujo The Everest of Zen ~ 06

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event type discourse & meditation
date & time 1 Oct 1988 pm
location Gautam the Buddha Auditorium, Pune
language English
audio Available, duration 1h 18min. Quality: good.
Osho leading meditation from 53:26.
More than 10 minutes of live music after the discourse.
online audio
video Available, duration 1h 24min. Quality: good.
online video
see also
online text find the PDF of this discourse
shorttitle HYAKU06
Reader of the sutra: Ma Prem Maneesha. Questions are being read by Osho himself.
After discourse Osho leads No-Mind Meditation.
The sutra
Once a taoist, happening to pass by Hyakujo's monastery, asked, "Is there anything in the world more marvelous than the forces of nature?"
Hyakujo replied, "There is."
"And what is that?" the taoist inquired.
Hyakujo said, "The power of comprehending those natural forces."
The visitor asked, "Is cosmic vitality the Tao?"
Hyakujo responded, "Cosmic vitality is cosmic vitality. The Tao is the Tao."
The taoist said, "If so, they must be two different things?"
Hyakujo said, "That which knows does not proceed from two different persons."
The exasperated taoist replied, "What is wrong and what is right?"
Hyakujo replied, "Wrong is the mind that attends to externals; right is the mind that brings externals under control."

Question 1
Beloved Osho, what is the urge to understand?


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