Dropping Ashes on the Buddha: The Teachings of Zen Master Seung Sahn - Stephen Mitchell

Dropping Ashes on the Buddha: The Teachings of Zen Master Seung Sahn

Stephen Mitchell

Overview

�Somebody comes into the Zen center with a lighted cigarette, walks up to the Buddha statue, blows smoke in its face, and drops ashes on its lap. You are standing there. What can you do?� This is a problem that Zen Master Seung Sahn is fond of posing to his American students who attend his Zen centers. Dropping Ashes on the Buddha is a delightful, irreverent, and often hil

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