Category: Zen Tales

Zen Stories is a 1919 compilation of Zen koans including 19th and early 20th century anecdotes compiled by Nyogen Senzaki, and a translation of Shasekishū, written in the 13th century by Japanese Zen master Mujū (literally, “non-dweller”). The book was reprinted by Paul Reps as part of Zen Flesh, Zen Bones.


Obedience

Part 96 of total 101 stories in series Zen Tales.
  

The master Bankei’s talks were attended not only by Zen students but by persons of all ranks and sects. He never quoted sutras nor indulged in scholastic dissertations.

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