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  Anyone walking about Chinatowns in America with observe statues of a stout fellow carrying a linen sack. Chinese merchants call him Happy Chinaman or Laughing Buddha. This Hotei lived in the T'ang dynasty. He had no desire to call himself... 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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