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  One day, a monk traveled into the mountain where Gensha Shibi resided
to see the Zen master and study Zen with him. The monk said to Gensha:
-I am a new comer, please be kind to tell me where I can enter the Zen gate.
Gensha... continue...

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WHO IS THE ONE WHO DOES NOT KNOW?
One day when P'ang layman (740-808)was selling bamboo baskets at the market place of Hung-chou.
Seeing a monk begging alms, he took out a cash and said:
-Can you tell me how to appreciate alms?
The monk had nothing to say.
P'ang layman said:
-Ask me and I will tell you.
The monk asked:
-What is it to appreciate alms?
P'ang layman replied:
-Man seldom hears it.
Then he asked the monk:
-Do you understand?
The monk said:
-I do not understand.
P'ang layman asked:
-Who is the one who does not understand?


 



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