Ching Ch'ing, a Chinese Ch'an master, asked a monk:
-What is the sound outside?
The monk answered:
-That is the sound of rain.
The master said:
-Sentient beings are upside down, they lose themselves in pursuit of things.
ZAZEN PRACTICE: A GUIDE FOR BEGINNERS by Chon Tri
The guide is now available on-line in the 'Zen Readings' section. It is also available in the original PDF format. We would like to sincerely thank Bob Gough for taking the time to convert the original Word document into Adobe Acrobat Reader format. (If you don't have it already installed, you will need to download Adobe Acrobat Reader).