ever heard this?

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ever heard this?

Postby PadmaVonSamba » Fri May 27, 2011 3:48 am

Has anyone ever heard this statement: "The innermost door, no man can open." --and if you have heard it, can you tell me who said it, or where it comes from? Thanks.
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Re: ever heard this?

Postby Basho » Mon Aug 29, 2011 1:48 am

That sounds like it may have been from one of the Tao Teh Ching translations iv'e read, but i could be confused. Its possible it may have been the Thomas Cleary translation come to think of it... but again it may have just been similar wording.
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Re: ever heard this?

Postby plwk » Mon Aug 29, 2011 1:56 am

One's virginity? :tongue:
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