The Gateless Barrier

Please consider making a donation for downloading these talk. Click here to make donations.

If the MP3 file doesn't start playing from the web site, you may have to download the file to your computer first to listen to it. To download it, right-click the file link (control-click for the Mac) and select the download option.

The Gateless Barrier is a 13th century Chinese collection of Chan masters' enlightenment accounts. Guo Gu comments on each case as a point of departure to stimulate students in their practice. Read the case in Wumen's Gate by J. C. Cleary before each month's talk. (Link to downloadable PDF is below.)

Gateless Barrier or Wumenguan, the text, by J. C. Cleary

Join Our Mailing List and Follow us
Join our Mailing List Find us on Facebook