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 Jun.13.2008 @ 08:16PM EDTbyMslapik
When one attains enlightenment, to where do they return? "this" world, or that one. "here" or somewhere else. They all seem to return here, but how do they know?