Only a Matter of Seeing

Yin-Tsung also asked, ” How is the Legacy of the Fifth Zen Patriarch demonstrated and transmitted?”

I said, “There is no demonstration or transmission; it is only a matter of seeing[original] nature, not a matter of meditation and liberation.”

Yin-Tsung asked, “Why is it not a matter of meditation and liberation?”

I said, “Because these two things are not Buddhism; Buddhism is a non-dualistic teaching.”  ~ Hui-Neng

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