The Most Valuable Thing in the World

A student went to the Zen teacher Ts’ao-shan and asked, “What is the most valuable thing in the world?” Ts’ao-shan replied, “The head of a dead cat.” “Why is the head of a dead cat the most valuable thing in the world?” asked the student. “Because no one can name its price,” said Ts’ao-shan. How … Read more »