“Who would waste the spark from a flint stone?” ~ Dogen
Anything could be that spark. Ryoun Roshi says “koans are a message from the oneness world.” They offer an invitation into our deepest curiosity. Valerie explores Case 22 of the Gateless Gate: Kashyapa’s Flagpole, and Ananda’s awakening.
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