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Keichu’s Cart: Dharma Talk with Henry Shukman (Video)

Henry takes us into Keichu’s Cart, case eight from the Gateless Gate. Keichu was a legendary cart maker. What happens if the wheels and both axels are removed from the cart, what would become clear about the cart? What might it be to remove a wheel, if the cart is you – as you ordinarily function? Consider what the two wheels might be: dualistic pairs that we take for granted, high and low, life and death, before and after, parent and child, etc. How can a cart be a cart without wheels, or an axel? Henry explores the two ruts of practice.

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One Response to Keichu’s Cart: Dharma Talk with Henry Shukman (Video)

  1. Pam November 29, 2021 at 3:02 pm #

    You never disappoint Henry. Every side road you take in order to point toward the reveal makes me grateful to be on this path and more excited to experience koans.

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