Zen disciples: Sengai Ekido, ...
| oshobob The Living Workshop
|This page has been reproduced from Oshobob's site for the sake of completeness but it seems that he guessed which Fugai the stories refer to wrong, with this Fugai Honko. The other Fugai (Ekun) lived at the same time as Tetsugyu, also mentioned in the same Osho story as here from Dang Dang Doko Dang and excerpted more fully in Tetsugyu's page. Plus the description of his hermit lifestyle there fits with that of the historical Fugai Ekun given at Terebess.|
master Fugai was considered very wise
and generous, yet he was most severe, both with himself and his
Zen is severe. It is a very arduous path. It is not a game to play with, it is playing with fire. You will never be the same again once you enter into the world of Zen. You will be totally transformed, so much so that you will not be able to recognize yourself...
Dang Dang Doko Dang, ch. 1