Anthony,

Not that it matters, but how does one tell which of these 48 stories are
made up and which are not?

http://www.angelfire.com/electronic/awakening101/mumonkan.html
<http://www.angelfire.com/electronic/awakening101/mumonkan.html>

Thanks, ED



--- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, Anthony Wu <wu...@...> wrote:
>
> Siska,
>
> Some koans are made up stories, others are not stories at all. The
story of Buddha holding up a flower is not a koan. It is made up. But as
Master Bill says, 'cooking up' is justified, if you like the results.
>
> Anthony

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