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Earth Sanctuary , a sculpture garden and nature reserve on Whidbey Island, Wash., has introduced the first in a series of outdoor minimalist sculptures called " Veils of Reality ." Designed by Chuck Pettis, founder of Earth Sanctuary, and his wife Claudia Pettis, a classically trained and award-winning artist, "Veils of Reality" incorporates a reclaimed and transformed sacred object into a contemporary...
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A random short story for you to ponder.
Yamaoka Tesshu, as a young student of Zen, visited one
master after another. He called upon Dokuon of Shokoku.

Desiring to show his attainment, he said: "The mind,
Buddha, and sentient beings, after all, do not exist.
The true nature of phenomena is emptiness.
There is no realization, no delusion, no sage, no mediocrity.
There is no giving and nothing to be received."

Dokuon, who was smoking quietly, said nothing.
Suddenly he whacked Yamaoka with his bamboo pipe.
This made the youth quite angry.

"If nothing exists," inquired Dokuon, "where did this anger come from?"


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