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wandered in the mountain. When he was back just at the gate of the temple, the head monk asked him:
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→→→→ vertical line TOPIC: WORDS AS SPIRITUAL NUTRITION
vertical line Posted on Oct.25.2013 @ 02:33AM EDT by leoj99
Most people take so much words for their spiritual nutrition...LOL
No wonder the mess became more complicated than ever...lol

So what have the words have solved.. have they solved the suffering of people.. With words you think you got it then you know you don't got it...lol.. it is forever a seesaw battle.

So that is why you have already so much words and you still look for words in search with words and it is an unending search with words...
Forever in search with words...lol

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Reply from leoj99
Oct.25.2013
02:35AM EDT 
vertical line That is the difference between an scholar and a Zen Master... Scholars deals with so many words while a Zen Master never talk..lol
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Reply from leoj99
Oct.25.2013
03:44AM EDT 
vertical line That is why many people are talking and talking.. they cannot stop talking because they always want to prove what they are saying is true'
But many end up talking until they die...lol
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Reply from leoj99
Oct.25.2013
03:49AM EDT 
vertical line It is like an automatic talking machine...
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Reply from leoj99
Oct.25.2013
03:50AM EDT 
vertical line It dies only when the battery is dead...lol
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Reply from jaigon
Oct.26.2013
12:08AM EDT 
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vertical line Words are convenient at replicating actions.  Unfortunatly, replicating spirituality is not spirituality.  Hence words about Zen are not the same as Zen itself- only the reference.
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Reply from leoj99
Oct.26.2013
02:28AM EDT 
vertical line So why do they talk about Zen too much in Zen Forums...LOL
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Reply from justin
Oct.27.2013
12:08AM EDT 
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vertical line Quote: "So why do they talk about Zen too much in Zen Forums...LOL "
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hahaha talking and talking about not talking
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