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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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THE HEAVENS ARE LIGHT
Posted on Oct.31.2011 @ 08:34AM EDT by chontri

Today the heavens are light,
The clouds are high,
The grounds are fine.
Why do you keep crying like that, kids?

Just go to the kitchen
Get some healthy food and eat,
And don't eat too much.
If you eat too much,
You will get sick.

However, if you are
Not hunger, do no eat,
Not thirsty, do not drink,
Not tired, do not sleep.

ChonTri 10/31/2011


 



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