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  Suiwo, the disciple of Hakuin, was a good teacher. On a certain day a certain pupil came to him, and Suiwo gave him the problem, "Hear the sound of one hand." The pupil remained three years, but could not pass the test. One night he came... 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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