Thanks Takoda for your thoughts. Yes the koan seems to be about not chasing after states of mind and an encouragement to keep letting go whatever arises.
This case makes me think of this Koan:
One day, Zen Master Man Gong sat on the high rostrum and gave the speech to mark the end of the
Very interesting Jundo. Thank you for that discussion!
Wish I had that skill when I was in the hospital for a long period of time, pillows just did not do it. Also when we travel never found a good way of
Thank you Faith.
I will also point folks back to my comment on the flavor of the Sambokyodan movement which Yamada Koun led (he was the successor