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  Yamaoka Tesshu, as a young student of Zen, visited one
master after another. He called upon Dokuon of Shokoku.

Desiring to show his attainment, he said: "The mind,
Buddha, and sentient beings, after all, do not exist.
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vertical line Posted on Apr.20.2014 @ 10:55AM EDT by urgent
I think most of you have heard the flower sermon.What did Buddha mean
when he held up a flower?
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Reply from Phil Space
Apr.20.2014
11:01AM EDT 
vertical line Don't thow away your precious poppy - pop it in your poppy folder.
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Reply from Woodsman
Apr.20.2014
11:12AM EDT 
Email Woodsman
vertical line Simple beauty held with gentle touch seen as a window through which we see all life and light together now as one before words create it again.
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Reply from urgent
Apr.20.2014
03:39PM EDT 
Email urgent
vertical line Woodsman (understands)
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Reply from leoj99
Apr.20.2014
04:32PM EDT 
vertical line The Buddha held up a flower.. only Mahakasypa understood...lol.. even now no one understands.. even in Zen Forums... that is why they are always talking about it...LOL
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Reply from Phil Space
Apr.20.2014
07:41PM EDT 
vertical line Don't be left out!

Put yourself in the frame with the great black and white media show.
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