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  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?
Fa-yen repied:
-It's... 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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