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 Apr.05.2014 @ 08:55AM EDTbyjustin
I was sent a copy of Asoka's edicts couple days ago, interesting read. I remember growing up and thinking we had come so far from those barbarians before us but now i am not so convinced. That guy had some great ideas. I get the serious impression we have gone backwards somewhat.