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  Phap Hien was a Vietnamese Zen master. He lived in the late 5th century and early the 6th century.
When he was a young monk at the Phap Van Temple he met Vinitaruci (?-594) who was one of the
successors of Seng-tsan, the Third Patriarch... continue...

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IF LOVE
If Love,
It is like the sunlight to the earth.
It keeps beings and things alive but never says a word.

It is also like the air to breathing,
It supports the lives without any intentions to mention.

It is also like water to the thirst,
It quenchs the thirst
and keeps humans, animals, trees and grasses grow.
but never tells anyone what it does...

ChonTri 08/04/2004


 



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