(Lecture given by Master Sheng-yen on the Surangama Sutra, January 5, 1986.) Ananda continues to question the Buddha about the essence of seeing, and he asks how he can tell the seeing from the seen. More and more Ananda is beginning to understand what the Buddha says. In this section of the Sutra there are three important questions asked: 1. Who or what is doing the seeing? 2. What is seen? 3. What is the relationship between the seer and the seen? more