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Blue Cliff Record Case 6: Yun-Men’s Good Day

Posted by on Dec 11, 2011 in Talks | Comments Off on Blue Cliff Record Case 6: Yun-Men’s Good Day

Talk given by Scott Ruplin Zenkai, Dec. 3-4, 2011 Blue Cliff Record Case 6: Yun-Men taught by saying, “I do not ask you about before the 15th of the month. Come, give a phrase about after the 15th:” He himself responded, “Every day is a good day” First let’s say some words about the life and teaching of Master Yun-Men Wen Yen, who is called Ummon in Japan. Most of this information comes from The Roaring Stream, bu Foster and Shoemaker, and Zen Dust, and the book Master Yun-Men by Urs App. There’s also a pretty extensive Wikipedia entry about him. His name, and the name of the mountain where...

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