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Koans 2005 - Zhaozhou's Dog / Zhaozhou's Mu

Koan on Zhaozhou's Dog as published in the Book of Serenity #18 and Gateless Barrier #1

By Zoketsu Norman Fischer | Sep 21, 2005
In topic: Koan Studies
Koan on Zhaozhou's Dog as published in case 18 of the Book of Serenity and case 1 of the Gateless Barrier or Mumonkan. Often this koan is referred to as Zhaozhos MU, and the basis of MU meditation practice. In this Koan addresses Buddha Nature - that we are perfect yet imperfect and to hold both as truth
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