The Great Zen Master Ta Hui ~ 30

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event type discourse
date & time 16 Aug 1987 pm
location Chuang Tzu Auditorium, Pune
language English
audio Available, duration 1h 38min. Quality: good, but last 6 min have a strong constant noise (under revision).
Live music after the duscourse.
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video Available, duration 1h 39min. Quality: good.
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online text find the PDF of this discourse
shorttitle TAHUI30
Reader of the sutras: Ma Prem Maneesha.
The sutra
Be thoroughgoing
Now that you have taken up this affair, you must steadfastly make yourself thoroughgoing, and sit upright in a room with what you've truly experienced and awakened to in the course of your life. It's like crossing a bridge made of a single plank carrying a two-hundred-pound burden: If your hands and feet slip, you can't even preserve your own life, much less save others. When monks came seeking the path, Mu Chou would say, "An obvious case: I forgive you thirty blows."
Wu Ye of Fen Yang told questioners, "No false thinking!" Whenever Lu Tsu saw a monk enter the gate, he would immediately turn around and sit facing the wall.


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