Hakuin: The sight of one hand clapping

Jan 17, 2013

Hakuin: The sight of one hand clapping

by C.B. Liddell

Most people know the famous riddle, “What is the sound of one hand clapping?” Many are also aware that it is connected with Zen Buddhism, and some will even know that it is a famous koan by the 18th-century monk Hakuin. A koan, of ...