The Blue Cliff Record (Japanese: Hekiganroku) is a collection of Zen koans originally compiled in Song China in 1125. For more information, see Wikipedia.

Commentaries on Cases from the Blue Cliff Record

Blue Cliff Record #4, “Tokusan Carries His Bundle”

July 30, 2021
Sesshin: July 2021, Day 7. Teisho by Roshi Bodhin Kjolhede. Automated Transcript

Teisho by Roshi Kapleau: Hekiganroku #38, “Fuketsu and the Dharma Seal”

August 14, 2022
Sesshin: December 1979, Day 7. Played on Founder’s Day – August 14, 2022. Teisho by Roshi Philip Kapleau. Automated Transcript

Blue Cliff Record #53, “Hyakujo and the Wild Duck”

September 30, 2022
Sesshin: September 2022, Day 6. Teisho by Roshi Bodhin Kjolhede. Automated Transcript

Hekiganroku #86, Ummon’s “Everybody has their own light”

November 4, 2022
Sesshin: November 2022, Day 6. Description: What is my light? Why can’t I see it? How do I stop objectifying myself and those around me? Source(s): The Golden Age of Zen by John C.H. Wu, Doubleday 1996 Teisho by Roshi Amala Wrightson. Automated Transcript