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This Buddha Field

In the Vimilakirti Sutra, the Buddha announces that this world is a Buddha field. Sariputra takes issue with this and notes that when he sees the world, he sees a world full of suffering. The Budha then touches the Earth with his big toe and the Earth is magically transformed into glittering diamonds and precious stones.
In this video John discusses this passage, and shows how the story is a poetic description of Zazen.

Adapted from Kusen given on 27th June 2020

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