Koan Practice

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Hakuin Ekaku - Teachings - Koan Practice
... important and influential teaching of Hakuin was his emphasis on, and systematization of, koan practice ... was through extensive meditation on a koan ... Only with incessant investigation of his koan will a student be able to become one with the koan, and attain enlightenment ...

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