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  One day Yao-shan Wei-yen (750-834), one of the well-known Chinese Ch'an master,
was asked by the host of the monastery to give his sermon to the assembly who
for a long while was expecting his teaching. Yao-shan said: "Strike the bell."

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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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