Henry concludes a sequence of talks on Case 2 from the Gateless Gate, Hyakujô and the Fox. The law of cause and effect cannot be obscured.
Enlightenment is not “checking out.” It’s not an escape hatch. In fact it is about becoming more immersed in this life. Enlightenment involves entering this moment more and more intimately.. Eventually we understand that awakening is boundless, empty and one (using Yamada Koun’s definition of kensho).