Anyone walking about Chinatowns in America with observe statues of a stout fellow carrying a linen sack. Chinese merchants call him Happy Chinaman or Laughing Buddha.
This Hotei lived in the T'ang dynasty. He had no desire to call himself...
A man would make a choice when he was in hesitation or confusion, because he got himself in comparison. A man with clear eyes sees things as they are and acts accordingly without comparison or hesitation or confusion.
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