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  Posted on Aug.17.2009 @ 07:39PM EDT by chontri

O monks, even if you have insight that is pure and clear but you cling to
it, fondle it and treasure it, depend on it and are attached to it, then you
do not understand... continue...

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WHEN THE BUDDHA USED A LITTLE STICK
One day when the Buddha was sitting on grasses in a grove, a little deer
came about very close to him and showed its friendliness. The Buddha first
was> dearly to the little deer a little bit, then he grasped a little stick next to
him and suddenly gave the little deer a little hard hit at its butt. The little deer
got hit, scared, and running off as fast as it could. The Buddha then said:
"Little dear, I just didn't want you to get killed by a hunter."

ChonTri 01/16/2011


 



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