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  The Zen Master Hoshin lived in China many years. Then he returned to the northeastern part of Japan, where he taught his disciples. When he was getting very old, he told them a story he had heard in China. This is the story: One year on... 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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