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?
TOPIC: TALKS ABOUT ENLIGHTENMENT IS NEVER UNDERSTOOD
Posted on Dec.24.2012 @ 12:07AM EDTbyleoj99
If an enlightened being talks about enlightenment it is never understood. Only those who have been enlightened or who have experienced enlightenment will understand. I think it is impossible for those not yet enlightened to understand. Otherwise many would have been enlightened.