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  One day when P'ang layman (740-808)was selling bamboo baskets at the market place of Hung-chou.
Seeing a monk begging alms, he took out a cash and said:
-Can you tell me how to appreciate alms?
The monk had nothing to say.
P'ang... continue...

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A SPECK OF DUST
Posted on Nov.20.2011 @ 07:30AM EDT by chontri

When one sits long enough, he gets tired.
When he gets tired, the whole world gets tired with him.

Therefore, there was a saying running like this:

"When a speck of dust arises, the whole world is contained in it.
When a flower blooms, the whole world manifests in it."

Chon Tri 11/20/2011


 



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