One day when Fa-yen Wen-i (885-958), one of the well known Chinese Ch'an masters, has ascended his seat. From the assembly, a monk came out and asked:
-What is one drop of water from the fount of Tsao-ch'i?
HE WHO PERCEIVES
He who perceives kensho as kensho, satori as satori, a part as a part, the One as the One, etc... Having perceived kensho as kensho, satori as satori, a part as a part, the One as the One, ect..., he conceives himself as kensho, himself as satori, himself as the part, himself as the One, ect..., he conceives kensho to be his, satori to be his, the part to be his, the One to be his, he delights in kensho, he delights in satori, he delights in the part, he delights in the One, etc... Why is that? Because he has not fully understood it.
(Adapted from "Majjhima Nikaya" of the Buddha)
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