A monk asked the Chinese Ch'an master Chien Paling:
-What is the difference between the meaning of the Sutras and that of the Patriarch?
The master replied:
-When it is cold, hen would go up on a tree and duck down to water.
I HAVE NOT SAID A WORD
Posted on Dec.11.2011 @ 07:23AM EDT by chontri
From the day when he was totally awakened to last day when he passed away, it was about 45 years long, the Buddha was walking everywhere he could around the land of India and teaching what he knew to anyone who needed to be awakened like him. At the last moments, he said to the ones around him something like this:
"In 45 years now, I have not said a word."
Why did he say so?
Chon Tri 12/11/2011
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