A soldier came to Hakuin and asked "Is there really a paradise and a hell?"
"Who are you?" inquired Hakuin.
"I am a samurai," the warrior replied.
"You, a samurai!" exclaimed Hakuin. "What kind of ruler would have you as his guard?...
Posted on Apr.05.2014 @ 08:55AM EDTbyjustin
I was sent a copy of Asoka's edicts couple days ago, interesting read. I remember growing up and thinking we had come so far from those barbarians before us but now i am not so convinced. That guy had some great ideas. I get the serious impression we have gone backwards somewhat.