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  In Tokyo in the Meiji era there lived two prominent teachers of opposite characteristics. One, Unsho, an instructor in Shingon, kept Buddha's precepts scrupulously. He never drank intoxicants, nor did he eat after eleven o'clock in the morning.... continue...

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RECITING SUTRA
In talking to you, dear friends, the d.o.m. has created some mouth-karma. Tonight, he'd like to recite a couple of lines from the Dhammapada of the Buddha:

"Better than a thousand hollow words
Is one word that brings peace."

And he'd like to add a line here:
"Better than a thousand imaginary pictures of mind
Is one real thing that brings light."

ChonTri 12/02/01


 



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