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  One day a girl in geisha house hailed the Japanese Zen master Mokudo by name.
He went inside and discovered that the girl was a childhood acquaintance.
The crops had failed one year in their village, and she had become a courtesan... continue...

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Posted on Mar.30.2009 @ 08:39PM EDT by chontri

When one does not know what his Buddha nature is or what it looks like,
but he tries saying something like this:
- Buddha nature knows everything, or
- Buddha nature knows nothing, or
- Buddha nature is like this, or
- Buddha nature is like that, or
- Buddha nature is such, etc...

or when one is not awakened yet, but he tries saying something like this:
- An awakened one knows everything, etc...

All of those types of sayings are just an assumption or presumption, no more no less.

ChonTri 03/30/2009


 



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