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Teachings related to Gateless Barrier / Mumonkan

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Baizhang's Fox 2007
Koan on Baizhang's Fox as published in The Gateless Barrier #14 and the Book of Serenity #8. This Koan deals with Ka...
Zoketsu Norman Fischer
May 30, 2007
 
Buddha Twirls a Flower
When Buddha was on Vulture Peak he twirled a flower before the assembly. Everyone was silent. Only Maha-kashapa smile...
Zoketsu Norman Fischer
Aug 24, 2005
 
Everyday Mind - Case 19 Mumonkan
Norman speaks on the koan "Everyday Mind" case 19 of the Mumonkan. This talk is given at the Kannon-do Temple in Los ...
Norman Fischer
Feb 10, 2010
 
Koans 2005 - Baizhang's Fox
Koan on Baizhang's Fox as published in The Gateless Barrier #14 and the Book of Serenity #8. This Koan deals with Ka...
Zoketsu Norman Fischer
Aug 31, 2005
 
Koans 2005 - Buddha Twirls a Flower
Koan on Buddha Twirls a Flower as published in the Gateless Barrier #6. This Koan speaks of the first transmission.
Zoketsu Norman Fischer
Aug 24, 2005
 
Koans 2005 - Cypress Tree/ Oak Tree
Koan on Cypress Tree as published in the Book of Serenity #47 (Cypress Tree) and the Gateless Barrier #37 (Oak Tree) ...
Zoketsu Norman Fischer
Dec 14, 2005
 
Koans 2005 - Everyday Mind or Ordinary Mind
Koan on Everyday Mind as found in case 19 of the Gateless Barrier. This case reminds us that everyday mind is the Ta...
Zoketsu Norman Fischer
Jul 31, 2005
 
Koans 2005 - Nanchuan Kills a Cat
Koan on Nanchuan Kills a Cat as published in Book of Serenity #9 and the Blue Cliff Record #63 and the Gateless Barri...
Zoketsu Norman Fischer
Sep 15, 2005
 
Koans 2005 - Wash Your Bowls
Koan on Wash Your Bowls as published in the Gateless Barrier #7 and the Book of Serenity #39. This Koan challenges us...
Zoketsu Norman Fischer
Aug 03, 2005
 
Koans 2005 - Zhaozhou's Dog / Zhaozhou's Mu
Koan on Zhaozhou's Dog as published in case 18 of the Book of Serenity and case 1 of the Gateless Barrier or Mumonkan...
Zoketsu Norman Fischer
Sep 21, 2005