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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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LIVING IN THE TRIPLE WORLD
Posted on Nov.09.2011 @ 01:19PM EDT by chontri

To live in the triple world (realm) means to live:
- in the realm of desires i.e. wants, greeds, lusts,...
- in the realm of forms, i.e. phenomena or material things,
- in in the realm of formlessness i. e. immaterial things.
It is called triple world, actually, it's just one world which manifests in three ways.

Can one who is living in the world like that be free from all of those things?

ChonTri 11/09/2011


 



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