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  The Zen master Hakuin was praised by his neighbours as one living a pure life. A beautiful Japanese girl whose parents owned a food store lived near him. Suddenly, without any warning, her parents discovered she was with child. This... continue...

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LIFE AND DEATH
-What is death?
-Doesn't know.
-What is life?
-Doesn't know.

Who got to cry, just cry.
Who got to laugh, just laugh.

Like a yellow leaf
Leaving its branch,
Each and every of human beings
Will be leaving this world the same way.

Anyone who sits at the root
Will be seeing this truth.
And will laugh freely when his time comes.

ChonTri 12/31/2007


 



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