Posts tagged with "first second and third observer"



04. February 2020
In Zen Pai-chang Huai-hai, also known as Hyakujo, (724-814), was a great Zen master known for Hyakujo's Fox as well as the following "No Ducks" story: Prior to his awakening experience he was a student of the also great Zen master Ma-tsu Ta-chi (709-788). One day while Pai-chang was still his student the two were out walking together and saw in the sky a formation of wild ducks. Ma-tsu asked, "What is that?" Pai-chang said, "Wild ducks." Ma-tsu said, "Where have they gone?" Pai-chang replied,...