Excerpt by Barry Magid
Ordinary Mind Zendo
This koan has lasted me a lifetime. Every time I think I understand it I have to go back and rethink it. It’s not a riddle, which is why it can’t really be solved. It is not even really a problem, it is simply a question, and it does have an answer, but the answer is not likely to resonate unless you change the way you think about what is being asked.