When a monk came to say good bye to Chao-chou Tsung-shen (778-897), a brilliant Chinese Ch'an master.
-Where will you go?
The monk answered:
-Any place where I can learn Buddha dharma.
WHO AM I?
Another day, in the back yard of the Zen teacher's monastery, another learner asked him:
-Master, I would like to know who I am. -What for is it to know something like that? -Please teach me. -Do you see the oak tree over there? He asked back while looking at the tree. -Yes, I do. -It got the answer, go and ask it.
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