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 Jul.23.2013 @ 11:38PM EDTbytmetok
My name is Tenzen Metok or Christian (named after a Danish king). I took my refuge vows a few years ago and am seeking to enhance my religious practice. I took my refuge vows at a Tibetan Buddhist temple but feel a little closer to Zen Buddhism.