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  Shih-tou Hsi-chien (700-790) was a very well known Chinese Ch'an master.
As a young monk, he was one of the disciples of the Sixth Patriarch Hui-neng.
After Hui-neng passed away, Shih-tou continued his pilgrimage...
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vertical line Posted on Apr.09.2008 @ 01:08PM EDT by stephen
In the same way that someone in the midst of a rough crowd guards a wound with great care, so in the midst of bad company should one always guard the wound that is the mind.

-Santideva, "Bodhicaryavatara"

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vertical line the leaves are my companions on a windy day
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vertical line mind can do what it wants
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vertical line santideva cant be serious, LOL.
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vertical line Quote: "santideva cant be serious, LOL. "
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Dam you! Would`nt noticed it had it not been for you!:) Anyway, the damage is done, don't think it is a Koan, thou lousy translation and 2, page 3 might explain?..:)
Who cares, lets feast:)Hehehe.

Ok, ok. Watch:) "Hrmmmh.." "Far out dude reponding":

In the same way that someone in the midst of a rough crowd guards a wound with great care,

Yeah, that makes sense. Might be all kinds of infections from such a crowd.

so in the midst of bad company should one always guard the wound that is the mind.

Mind is wound? Santideva said it so it probable make sense, or at least one should not pick it. Since then it will never heal!

-Santideva, "Bodhicaryavatara"

Must be an enlightened chap.


Ok, was not so funny afterall, but hey, can`t always deliver the goods:)

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