One True Person of No Rank

There is only one true person of no rank, not two, always coming and going from the faces of each of you. Sometimes that one is cold wind, sometimes the crying of cicadas, sometimes loneliness, sometimes … Look! Look! Peter explores Linji’s famous phrase as it touches the heart minds of each of us. 

This teisho was given by apprentice teacher Peter Bursky on day one of the Winter sesshin, 2023