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  One day a girl in geisha house hailed the Japanese Zen master Mokudo by name.
He went inside and discovered that the girl was a childhood acquaintance.
The crops had failed one year in their village, and she had become a courtesan... continue...

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WHY DIDN'T YOU TELL ME?
A monk who had studied under the Zen master Kassan for a period of time.
Then he left him to go to many other places for more Zen enquiry.
However, he could not find any place that fitted him.
Furthermore, at any place visited, he hread that Kassan was praised as
one of the great Zen masters.
Therefore, the monk was back with Kassan and asked him:
-At any place I visited, it was said that you, Sir, have very deep understanding,
why didn't you tell me about that?
Kassan replied:
-When you started to cook, I kindled the fire. When you shared the food,
I gave you my bowl. Was there any time I disappointed you?
Right under the words, the monk awaked.


 



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