When Yang-shan Hui-chi (807-883), as a young monk, paid a visit to the Ch'an master Hsing-k'ung, there was a monk who asked Hsing-k'ung:
-What is the meaning of the Patriarch's coming from the West?
Posted on Feb.11.2007 @ 02:00PM EDTby______
You are the cause of your suffering - you can own it if you desire. You are the key to your liberation. You are the one who gets in the way. You are the gift. You are the knowing of love. You are forever enough.