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  The Zen Master Hoshin lived in China many years. Then he returned to the northeastern part of Japan, where he taught his disciples. When he was getting very old, he told them a story he had heard in China. This is the story: One year on... continue...

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MOUNTAIN FLOWERS VALLEY STREAMS
A monk asked Ta-lung - a Chinese Ch'an master:
-The physical body will decompose, what about the hard and fast Dharma body?
Ta-lung replied:
-The mountain flowers bloom like brocade,
the valley streams are blue like indigo.


 



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