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  One day a Vinaya master asked a Zen master:
-How should one practice Tao?
The Zen master replied:
-Eat when you are hungry, sleep when you are tired.
The Vinaya master said:
-Most people do that.
The Zen master... continue...

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HAVE A CUP OF TEA!
CT:
No asking or answering before drinking tea.
No thinking or reasoning during drinking tea.
No arguing or quarelling after drinking tea.
Here is a cup of tea, friends, enjoy it!

Visitor:
So, what do I do with this moment now?

CT:
Yes. What do you do with this moment now?
Answer the question yourself.

Visitor:
I did not see where it came from...how could I see where it goes to?

CT:
You have toiled yourself too much.

Visitor:
toiled?

CT:
Look it up in your dictionary.

CT & Visitor 10/11/03


 



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