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In honor of Buddha's birthday, children in Seoul got a glimpse of what it's like to be a Buddhist monk. The children shaved their heads, donned special religious robes, and received prayer beads on Monday during a "Children Becoming Buddhist Monks" ceremony at the Chogye temple in...
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A random short story for you to ponder.
Ta-mei Fa-chang (752-839) was a Chinese Ch'an master. After he got awakened under the Great master Ma-tsu Tao-i (709-788), he went to the Ta-mei mountain and resided there. One day there was a traveling monk who got lost in the Ta-mei mountain and unexpectedly saw the Ch'an master. The monk asked: -How long have you been here, Sir? Fa-chang replied: -I've only seen the green mountain turns into the yellow one. The monk then asked: -Would you please give me the direction to go out of this mountain? Fa-chang replied: -Just follow the flow.