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PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2012 9:15 pm 
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oushi wrote:
kill the concepts.


In Zen we say, "kill the Buddha."


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 04, 2012 6:11 am 
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shel wrote:
oushi wrote:
kill the concepts.


In Zen we say, "kill the Buddha."

Rather repeat after Linji...

Linji wrote:
There are people who select one single phrase which is half hidden and half revealed, and from that doubt is born. So they search heaven and earth, run around asking others and keep themselves busily occupied.

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 06, 2012 1:54 am 
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I like the first one myself. It's free of all the symbolic baggage that comes with the lotus. It's rawer, more immediate, and more direct. Just that.

It's (brace yourselves for a grating neologism) Zenner!

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