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  A monk asked the Chinese Ch'an master Chien Paling:
-What is the difference between the meaning of the Sutras and that of the Patriarch?
The master replied:
-When it is cold, hen would go up on a tree and duck down to water. more...

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FORM & FORMLESSNESS
When one no longer clings to form,
but still clings to formlessness;
this is like the sun in the east is covered by dark clouds.

A man of true wisdom clings to neither form nor formlessness.
Sometimes he takes a blade of grass and makes it ambrosia,
and sometimes he takes ambrosia and made it a blade of grass.

ChonTri


 



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