Skillful Means of Liberation

The Zen Mountain Monastery Podcast
The Zen Mountain Monastery Podcast
Skillful Means of Liberation
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Geoffrey Shugen Arnold, Roshi

Zen Mountain Monastery, New York, Sunday 10/03/2021

From The Blue Cliff Record, Case 100 – Pa Ling’s Blown Hair Sword

What are the most effective, skillful means to liberate ourselves? Along with meditation which is the primary practice in most branches of Buddhism, there is koan practice which is central in our Zen tradition. Shugen Roshi describes how these are engaged together using the example of a blown hair sword.

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