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 Nov.10.2008 @ 06:17AM EDTby9999999
after noticing how much i groom my reflection in the eyes of others, i realized it was not me who was grooming a reflection in the eyes of others--but egoic patterns and unchecked motives running themselves out~
the things that hit home are hard to admit and this one was a toughy