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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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MOUNTAIN FLOWERS VALLEY STREAMS
A monk asked Ta-lung - a Chinese Ch'an master:
-The physical body will decompose, what about the hard and fast Dharma body?
Ta-lung replied:
-The mountain flowers bloom like brocade,
the valley streams are blue like indigo.


 



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