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  Shih-tou Hsi-chien (700-790) was a very well known Chinese Ch'an master.
As a young monk, he was one of the disciples of the Sixth Patriarch Hui-neng.
After Hui-neng passed away, Shih-tou continued his pilgrimage...
He paid a vist... continue...

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WHAT WOULD YOU SAY (HOLDING A BAMBOO STICK)
Posted on Apr.12.2009 @ 08:33AM EDT by chontri

CT is hoding a bamboo stick.
Is it empty or full?
Is it clear or obscured?
Is it "right here right now" or just some other ideas, instead of itself?

Note: If you're not the stick, you may be turned by whatever that is not the stick.
If you're the stick, you may turn whatever that is not the stick your way.

ChonTri 04/12/2009


 



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