Sokuzan talks about how wisdom and skillful means work together using various images. He emphasizes the sitting practice of meditation or shikantanza and encourages people to not miss their life and be with whatever arises including negativity. He also talks about different ways of working with negativity sometimes personified as demons using the example of Milarepa and his upaya with his own demons.
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