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  Gudo was the emperor's teacher of his time. Nevertheless, he used to travel alone as a wandering mendicant. Once when he was on his way to Edo, the cultural and political center of the shogunate, he approached a little village named Takenaka.... continue...

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→→→→ vertical line TOPIC: AS I AUNDERSTAND
vertical line Posted on May.23.2013 @ 12:07PM EDT by justin
As i understand you to be a man
who has grown weary of the world
i only think of you as not longing for
a tempory shelter

Saigyo

While living
be a dead man
be thoroughly dead
and behave as you like
and alls well

Bunan

Though not consciously trying to
guard the rice fields from intruders
the scarecrow is not after all standing
to no purpose

Bukkoku Kokushi

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Reply from esoteric
May.23.2013
12:50PM EDT 
vertical line Saigyo - He can put down his sack, but he can't pick it back up and be on his way.

Bunan - What will he do with that sack?

Bukkoku Kokushi - He can pick it up after all. But what is it for?
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