Zen kōans: unsolvable enigmas designed to break your brain – Puqun Li
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Zen kōans: unsolvable enigmas designed to break your brain – Puqun Li

How do we explain the unexplainable? This question has inspired numerous myths, religious practices, and scientific inquiries. But Zen Buddhists practicing throughout China from the 9th to 13th century asked a different question – why do we need an explanation? For these monks, blindly seeking answers was a vice to …