(This is Part Two of a translation of an article written by Master Hsu-yun.) Lectures on the Methods of Practice in the Ch'an Hall. 1. Introduction: Many people come to ask me for guidance. This makes me feel ashamed. Everyone works so hard --- splitting firewood, hoeing the fields, carrying soil, moving bricks --- and yet from morning to night not putting down the thought of practicing the Path. Such determination for the Path is touching. I, Xuyun, repent my inadequacy on the Path and my lack of virtue.more