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Bankei’s Miracle story

Bankei’s miracle is the real miracle.  This translation of this story is from Paul Reps and Nyogen Senzaki’s Zen Flesh, Zen Bones (Boston:  Shambhala, 1994). Are your acts contaminated by unnecessary thoughts?

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2 Zen Monks

This version of this classic Zen story is from T. P. Kasulus’s Zen Action Zen Person (The University of Hawaii, 1981). (On Thursday evenings I lead a meditation group at a nearby prison.  Usually, after two 35-minute rounds of fomal seated zazen, which…

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