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  When Gensha Shibi, a Chinese Zen master, and a general were eating cakes together,
the general asked:
- What is it that's used everyday but not known?
The master handed a piece of cake to the general and said:
- Eat this... continue...

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REALIZE THIS AND GRASP AT NOTHING
A student asked:
-For all the different people who have come to listen to your words, please
tell us about the way you have found and know.
The Buddha answered:
-When you take things it is because of a thirst, a clinging and a grasping.
You should lose that, and lose it altogether, above, below, around, and within.
It makes no difference what it is you are grasping. When you grasp, you are
losing your freedom. Realize this and grasp at nothing. Then you will cease
being a creature of attachment, tied to the power of death.


 



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