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  A monk came to say good bye to Ch'an master Niaowo (Bird's Nest). He said:
-Thank you, Sir, for everything you've done for me. Now I got to go.
Niaowo asked:
-Where will you go?
-Any place where I can learn Buddha dharmas.
-Of... continue...

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WHEN ONE MIGHT BE CALLED AN OLD MAN
One day there was a nice lady came to pay a visit to the d.o.m. and asked:

-When might one be called an old man?
The dom replied:
-One might be called an old man by his fulfillment inside and not by
the number of years piled on his back or borne in his head and mind.

the d.o.m. 08/27/03


 



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