True Dharma Eye, Case 197: Master Deng's "Voice Like Thunder"
We are constantly reminded in Zen that the teacher has nothing to give us. Nevertheless, the meeting of teacher and student is of great importance on the spiritual path. It is an encounter and relationship that goes beyond words and ideas, and that has the potential to transform our lives. In this talk, Daido Roshi offers a look into his personal journey, relating the story of how he met his teacher Taizan Maezumi Roshi.