Gateless Gate, Case 24: Fengxue's Equality and Differentiation
This is the perennial question that all spiritual practitioners face. In the midst of so much strife and suffering, how can we be completely free? Is this even possible? If we really believed it is not, would we still practice? The Buddha attained unsurpassed, complete enlightenment and then stepped back into the world to address the suffering of others. In this powerful talk, Ryushin Sensei directs us to the freedom that lies beyond our ideas of ease or difficulty so we can go beyond all conditions.