BLACK CLOUDS

– Teacher, explain me what zen is.
– Black clouds hid the moon. Did you understand?
– No.
– Go wander for 8 years.


Student came after 8 years.
– Teacher, explain me what zen is.
– Black clouds hid the moon. Did you understand?
– Well.. yes.
– What did you understand
– Well, clouds – this is evil, moon is..
– You didn’t understand anything, go wander 8 years.

Student came after 8 more years.
– Teacher, explain me what zen is.
– Black clouds hid the moon. Did you understand?
– Yes, I understood.
– What did you understand?
– Black clouds hid the moon.
– Well done.

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