The Mu Koan

Via Joseph Boquiren
on Jan 10, 2011
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“The Mu or no koan is one of the first and most intractable of the Zen koans. A few students who pass this koan attain enlightenment within their lifetimes.”


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Joseph Boquiren is a cat (figuratively speaking) who practices a little Zen, teaches a little yoga, writes comics, and makes his home with his lovely wife in Portland, Oregon. The goal of Samadhi Pants (if there is one) is to make yoga and mindful living safe, fun(ny) and accessible for both beginners and seasoned practitioners alike. Joseph Boquiren is available for portraits and private commissions. Contact him at Previous work is available for viewing on his website and Facebook page.


4 Responses to “The Mu Koan”

  1. Ohhh… I want to know the answer now, I am so human! so non-englithened!

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  3. Joseph Boquiren says:

    I want the answer too Claudia 😛

  4. Ricardo says:

    Pretty funny! Harks back to Tom Robbins' assertion (in "Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas") that the master said "Woof!" in response. 🙂