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  In Tokyo in the Meiji era there lived two prominent teachers of opposite characteristics. One, Unsho, an instructor in Shingon, kept Buddha's precepts scrupulously. He never drank intoxicants, nor did he eat after eleven o'clock in the morning.... continue...

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ABOUT EMPTINESS (SUNYATA)
Like using water to quench fire burning,
The emptiness of dharmas has been talked about by wise men,
In order to help people to stop raising views and holding on them,
To get themselves liberated and free.
If one now raises his views of emptiness and holding on them,
then he cannot be helped, because he entirely misunderstood of it,
Unless, he himself must empty his views of emptiness first.

ChonTri


 



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