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.16.2008 @ 11:17AM EDTbyMslapik
Why remove the desire to help others? I know it keeps you away from truth and from happiness, but I guess I just don't understand how, once one attains enlightenment, they still do things with no desire. How can they act with no desire, and why do they bother acting if they understand unknowing?