Lion's Roar

Find the Wisdom in Paradox

Sit with the paradox—this fundamental teaching from my Rinzai Zen training guides me in these coronavirus times.

In our Zen tradition, students are asked to work with paradoxical stories, dialogues, or questions called koans. As an example, here is a Zen koan: How will you blow a lit candle that is a thousand

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