"Why do we chant 'Mu! Mu! Mu!' during kinhin?" Chozen asked. "From one point of view, it's totally absurd."
We took our places around the zendo perimeter facing out, her question lingering. When we'd discovered this new seating arrangement, Nadia lamented, "Oh, that's...lonely." "Yup!" Chozen smiled mischievously. "It's just you, the wall, and your mind."