Blue Cliff Record Case 43

A monk asked Master Tozan, ‘When heat and cold come, how can we avoid them’?
Tozan responded, ‘why don’t you go to the place where there is no heat and no cold’?
The monk asked, how do I get to that place’? Tozan replied, ‘When it is hot, heat kills the monk, when it is cold, cold kills the monk
In this video, John explains this Koan, and the message of non duality that Master Tozan was getting at with his apparently curious statement.

Blue Cliff Record Case 43: 29th August 2020