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  Ryokan, a Zen master, lived the simplest kind of life in a little hut at the foot of a mountain. One evening a thief visited the hut only to discover there was nothing to steal. Ryokan returned and caught him. "You have come a long way... continue...

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ON TEACHINGS
All the teachings are a means to help.
They are like medicine that's used to cure the sick people.
When the sick people are no longer sick,
The medicine may be stored and saved when needed,
Not to be put in a shrine to worship.

When one is not ok, he is driven by the teachings.
When he is ok, he drives the teachings.

ChonTri 07/21/2009


 



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