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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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LIFE IS SACRED AND BEAUTIFUL
When you are in anger, just be with it, because you are it at that moment.
When you are in desire, just be with it, because you are it at that moment.
When you are in stupidity, just be with it, because you are it at that moment.
When you are in frustration, just be with it, because you are it at that moment.
When you are in fear, just be with it, because you are it at that moment.
When you are in sadness, just be with it, because you are it at that moment.
When you are in happiness, just be with it, because you are it at that moment.
When you are in sorrow, just be with it, because you are it at that moment.
When you are in joy, just be with it, because you are it at that moment.
When you are in dying, just be with it, because you are it at that moment.
When you are dead, the whole universe of yours is dead, too.
And this is the Greatest Beauty of Death that makes Life Sacred and Beautiful.

ChonTri


 



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