A soldier came to Hakuin and asked "Is there really a paradise and a hell?"
"Who are you?" inquired Hakuin.
"I am a samurai," the warrior replied.
"You, a samurai!" exclaimed Hakuin. "What kind of ruler would have you as his guard?...
One of those hands looks way too masculine for my ears, that's both of 'em. And anyway, I never ever wear cufflinks. (It the detail)
Reply from ______
These two rights don't know that the wrongs are gloving up for the battle within.
Reply from HarryB
‘It is the single (nature of ) mind
which encompasses all of Samsara and Nirvana. Even though its inherent nature
has existed from the very beginning, you have not recognized it.
(Self-Liberation Through Seeing With Naked Awareness)