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  One day, when the brilliant Chinese Cha'n master Chao-chou was sweeping
the court of the monastery, a man asked him:
-Ch'an monastery supposed to be clean and pure. Why is there dust to sweep?
Chao-chou replied:
-It came... continue...

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THE FIRST LIVING TRUTH
Here is the suffering of birth and
living with sickness, illness, disease
living with deteriotation of old body
living with death
living with lacking of the necessities
living with greed, anger, and ignorance.

Reply from lehish

was worded as though there's only suffering

Reply from chontri
Ms Lehish,
ChonTri is pretty old now and could walk one step at a time.

Reply from boopoom
chontri ...you are not walking...you float....

is it ok to make a wish for you....? i do it anyway $i wish $chontri.nerveCell.Reconect(100);

love.boopoom : ) "you sure do away from the mountain top".....miss you...don't go back...please stay.....

Reply from chontri
Thanks, Mr. Boopoom, for your wish. ChonTri has not Cell.Reconect'ed yet.

Reply from lehish
mr chontri. there were tears when saw you were back posting...there wasn't any thinking body young or old or whether could walk or not
are you suffering mr chontri?

Reply from chontri
ChonTri's still alive, what for the tears? (hehehe)
When seeing people suffer, he feels suffering.
When he suffers, he understands people's suffering.
It's just the first step, it seems that not many would like to take.

ChonTri 03/20/2009


 



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