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  One day Huang Sanku, a Confucian scholar asked Hui-tang Tsu-hsin
(1025-1100), one of the well known Chinese Ch'an masters:
-What is the Great meaning of Budhha dharmas?
Hui-tang replied:
-Confucius once said: "I hide... continue...

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LIFE IS SACRED AND BEAUTIFUL
When you are in anger, just be with it, because you are it at that moment.
When you are in desire, just be with it, because you are it at that moment.
When you are in stupidity, just be with it, because you are it at that moment.
When you are in frustration, just be with it, because you are it at that moment.
When you are in fear, just be with it, because you are it at that moment.
When you are in sadness, just be with it, because you are it at that moment.
When you are in happiness, just be with it, because you are it at that moment.
When you are in sorrow, just be with it, because you are it at that moment.
When you are in joy, just be with it, because you are it at that moment.
When you are in dying, just be with it, because you are it at that moment.
When you are dead, the whole universe of yours is dead, too.
And this is the Greatest Beauty of Death that makes Life Sacred and Beautiful.

ChonTri


 



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