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The sound of one hand clapping... Zen Koans on non-duality...


By : Janki Parikh on Oct 23, 2014 | 313 Views | 1 responses

1. TWO HANDS CLAP AND THERE IS A SOUND. What is the sound of one hand? (Hakuin Ekaku)

Brief Commentary: Zen koans are mostly pointless, unanswerable. The point of a koan then, is to mull over it until a “Eureka” moment, when one intuitively realizes that the koan is all three – the seeker, the sought, as well as the relentless seeking itself! On this realization, the thinker becomes the ans.. ...more


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