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  Phap Hien was a Vietnamese Zen master. He lived in the late 5th century and early the 6th century.
When he was a young monk at the Phap Van Temple he met Vinitaruci (?-594) who was one of the
successors of Seng-tsan, the Third Patriarch... continue...

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vertical line Posted on Jul.02.2008 @ 10:00AM EDT by ..words...
these words...i watch

grasping for support in nothingness, words deceiving

i feel i cannot move...'it'? feels it cannot move...nowhere to go...

buddha, buddha, buddha...

what else?...

it cries, i watch sometimes within, other times without...

i am lost in nothingness...but what to be lost? 'it' is lost...these words...these concepts...

nowhere to go...
screaming for buddha, i scream for self...

where....what....i cannot move...

it grasps out, screaming for help, crying...but the buddha here...the buddha now...where else...

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Reply from Woodsman
Jul.02.2008
11:34AM EDT 
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vertical line What is asked of us in this life is to recognize that words have a limited range of relating the equality in all sound. So we go into a search, a hunt to qualify, and quantify the words... and create high drama. We observe life, detached from the lie of our perceptions being valid enough, in all ways, at all times including the center of where we are.

The desire to fill a void fans out, seemingly perfecting itself in multiplicity and diversity, but really only limits us to the grasping on a horizontal plane.
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Reply from ______
Jul.03.2008
08:06AM EDT 
vertical line "these words...i watch

grasping for support in nothingness, words deceiving

i feel i cannot move...'it'? feels it cannot move...nowhere to go...

buddha, buddha, buddha...

what else?...

it cries, i watch sometimes within, other times without...

i am lost in nothingness...but what to be lost? 'it' is lost...these words...these concepts...

nowhere to go...
screaming for buddha, i scream for self...

where....what....i cannot move...

it grasps out, screaming for help, crying...but the buddha here...the buddha now...where else..."
.............................

This must be another one of those unfunny jokes about words word watching, I screaming, I crying, not being able to be it moving, lost in it and I nothingnessnessnnnnnn, thinking I words deceiving its I, sold by the deceiver to the first deceiver, it cries and I words watches, truly a miracle of your times.
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Reply from ______
Jul.03.2008
09:24AM EDT 
vertical line Accidentally omitted (not sorry), the grasping out bit for Buddha, Buddha, Buddha, I Ice-creamed for Buddha, oi, oi, oi left-overs left out bits with Buddha Cream and Buddha Pickle and their part in its downfall which died while you were trying to fake your own death.
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Reply from ______
Jul.03.2008
09:27AM EDT 
vertical line Or perchancing - somebody died while trying to fake their own death.
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Reply from poor monk
Jul.03.2008
01:22PM EDT 
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vertical line Quote: "Or perchancing - somebody died while trying to fake their own death."
.........

Plenty of people die in the process of faking their own life...
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Reply from Woodsman
Jul.03.2008
02:16PM EDT 
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vertical line Words have died in me, several times. Felt like nothin', special.

Someone just left the house, door closed.
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Reply from Woodsman
Jul.03.2008
03:24PM EDT 
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vertical line Each time we choose silence over words, we pray to God, for nothing..

I didn't say that, or write it.
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Reply from ______
Jul.03.2008
03:48PM EDT 
vertical line In order to become yourself, you must cease to be what you always thought you wanted to be.
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Reply from Woodsman
Jul.03.2008
05:05PM EDT 
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vertical line Well, I never wanted to be anybody else. 
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Reply from 9999999
Jul.05.2008
07:48AM EDT 
Email 9999999
vertical line i scream
you scream
we all scream
for ice cream

D:~~
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Reply from ______
Jul.05.2008
09:49PM EDT 
vertical line Quote: "Quote: "Or perchancing - somebody died while trying to fake their own death."
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Plenty of people die in the process of faking their own life...
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Never born and not as funny.
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Reply from shayne
Jul.13.2008
08:45AM EDT 
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vertical line words are used to describe the nonverbal reality.
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Reply from Woodsman
Jul.13.2008
09:45AM EDT 
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vertical line Ok, this is my best attempt at wording a fart... ahem

"Tdttttooooppp!!!"

Oh crap, pushed too hard. That's what ya get from the nonverbals! Paybacks! Or, poobacks!!!

Now, to go wipe my nonverbal ass.


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Reply from shayne
Jul.13.2008
09:55AM EDT 
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vertical line hahaha. thats a good one.
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