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  Suiwo, the disciple of Hakuin, was a good teacher. On a certain day a certain pupil came to him, and Suiwo gave him the problem, "Hear the sound of one hand." The pupil remained three years, but could not pass the test. One night he came... continue...

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RIVER AND LAKE
Posted on Apr.21.2009 @ 09:36PM EDT by chontri

River or lake is without intention to trick anyone.
However, people did not know where river or lake is deep and dangerous.
Therefore, they'd fall into it and get drown in there.
And they'd say that the river (or the lake) tricked me.

The same with the words of the man of no one.
They are very plain and simple,
without any intention to trick any body.
But people did not understand or misunderstood them,
they got wrong or bad meaning from their own thinking
and they'd say that the man of no one tricked me

ChonTri 04/21/2009


 



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