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  When a monk came to say good bye to Chao-chou Tsung-shen (778-897), a brilliant Chinese Ch'an master.
Chao-chou asked:
-Where will you go?
The monk answered:
-Any place where I can learn Buddha dharma.
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→→→→ vertical line TOPIC: WALKING DOWN THE STREET
vertical line Posted on Apr.02.2008 @ 09:21PM EDT by 9999999
sexual person walking down street sees attractive women and men everywhere: in ads, on sidewalks, driving cars, buying groceries

hungry person walking down same street sees food everywhere: in ads, bakeries, restaurants

intellectual/worldly person walking down same street sees what he learned: GDP, interest rates, gas prices, political ads, problems, solutions, sports cars, junker cars, homeless people, successful people, equality, inequality good music, bad music, things to do, goals to accomplish

spiritual/philosophical/religious person walking down same street sees the human condition: right, wrong, pleasure, pain, loss, gain, fame, shame, suffering, happiness, bliss, love, hate, enlightenment, illusion, liberation, bondage

what walks down same street street making no noise and leaves no trace?  what can she see?


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Reply from jetboobson
Apr.02.2008
10:20PM EDT 
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vertical line I walk down the street, kicking THAT can.

kick, kick, kick.
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Reply from Woodsman
Apr.02.2008
11:05PM EDT 
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vertical line I just see some leaves in the snow, which somehow seem to be alive still.
The wind makes us all move to and from the center of ourselves.
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Reply from ______
Apr.03.2008
08:05AM EDT 
vertical line Toe tapping
Heel sliding
Good morning
Street walking


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Reply from Lynnoh
Apr.03.2008
12:28PM EDT 
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vertical line "lite" beer truck
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Reply from Lynnoh
Apr.03.2008
12:36PM EDT 
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vertical line you see everything
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