Buddhism, Koan, Meditation, Zen

Q90. Student: “What are you when your body is not you?”

A. Master: “A piece of cake.”
Student: “What is it like?”
Master: “When small, it is smaller than a mustard seed.
When large, larger than the whole universe.”

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Commentary:
It is neither large nor small since it has no boundary.
It never moves however hard we try to lift it, but it is not heavy at all.

©Boo Ahm
All writing ©Boo Ahm. All images ©Simon Hathaway

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