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  One day when Fa-yen Wen-i (885-958), one of the well known Chinese Ch'an masters,
has ascended his seat. From the assembly, a monk came out and asked:
-What is one drop of water from the fount of Tsao-ch'i?
Fa-yen repied:
-It's... continue...

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ONLY WHEN YOU HAVE EXAMINED
Posted on Aug.10.2009 @ 11:40PM EDT by chontri

Accept my words only when you have examined them for yourselves;
do not accept them simply because of the reverence you have for me.
Those who only have faith in me and affection for me will not find the
final freedom. But those who have faith in the truth and are determined
on the path, they will find awakening.


 



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