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Thursday, September 23, 2004

Daily Zen

Daily Zen...

Because you grasp labels and slogans,
You are hindered by those labels and slogans,
Both those used in ordinary life and those
Considered sacred.
Thus they obstruct your perception
Of objective truth,
And you cannot understand clearly.
- Linji (d. 867)

1 comment:

Jason Yip said...

Ironically, I think the message here is obscured in it's poetic form.

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