406. the guru’s great teaching

the guru stood at the front of the class and said, “your #zen is measured by your concern for those who are smaller than you.”

“excuse me,” said the bugkiller, “where was that infestation?”

“down the hall and to the left,” the guru said.

this kōan takes place after kōan 403, but before kōan 405. but remember what the guru said.