Dharma transmission is highly mysterious—two minds and yet one mind. Something is being transmitted, yet there isn’t really anything that is transmitted or can even be transmitted.

It is tempting to understand dharma transmission as an approval, and in some ways it is. But it can only be given when there is no need for it anymore, in fact when there is no one to be approved of.

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