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  When a monk was traveling on the road, he met an old woman, and asked:
-I would like to know which way that leads to Chao-chou, would you please give me the direction?
The old waman replied:
-Just go straight, don't make any... continue...

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vertical line Posted on Jan.16.2008 @ 11:34AM EDT by stephen
Cut down
The forest of desire,
Not the forest of trees.
From the forest of desire
Come danger & fear.
Having cut down this forest
& its underbrush, monks,
be deforested.

-Dhammapada, 20, translated by Thanissaro Bhikkhu.

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