Gateless Gate, Case 16: Bell Sound and Priest's Robe
In this koan, Yunmen says, "This world is vast and wide. Why do you put on your priest's robe at the sound of the bell?" This is the fundamental question of our lives. Even amidst our particular life circumstances, we are making choices with every action—and the possibilities are limitless. Why do we do what we do? What are our choices based on? Do we know? In this fiery talk, Ryushin Sensei challenges us to find out, so that we can live our lives completely and without regrets.