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 May.02.2013 @ 08:18AM EDTbyjustin
just looked at another Zen forum site (first time ever) and it sure did seem stuffy and closed, almost like a church of doctrine. I think maybe this is what others have been talking about. ??
i sure some people will respond well to that type of thing so it has its purpose i guess.