Posts Tagged ‘Hwadu’


Chinul’s last “great awakening” occurred at Sangmuju am, near the top of the Mount Chiri—here, [suddenly] he was taken by reading Ta-hui Tsung-kao’s rendering of the hua-t'ou (K. hwadu) method: I went to live on Mount Chiri and found [a passage in the] Records of the Sŏn Master Ta-hui P'u-chüeh which said, "Sŏn does not consist in quietude; it does not consist in bustle. It does not involve the activities of daily life; it does not involve logical discrimination. Nevertheless, it Read more [...]