PHI 2070 Eastern Philosophy
HUMATA, HUKHTA, HUVARSHTA
Thursday, June 17, 2010
The koan (2 cases)
Kōans are verbal tools that convey a deep message, such as "Does a dog have Buddhanature?" or "What is the sound of one hand clapping?"
A koan should be short and more importantly
. Think cold shower to the mind. Dadaists used koans, example, the one above.
Here is a good compilation.