The enlightened lay practitioner Vimalakirti taught that medicine and sickness heal each other,
and that the whole world is medicine. Shugen Sensei challenges us to ask what medicine and
sickness actually are and where we find ourselves within their interdependent relationship.
by Geoffrey Shugen Arnold, Sensei
Blue Cliff Record, Case 87:
Yunmen's Medicine and Sickness Subdue Each Other