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Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series

 

Source:

Master Lin-Chi (Died 866 AD)

 

Phantoms, illusions, empty flowers-

Why trouble yourself trying to grasp them?

Gain, loss, right, wrong-

Throw them away at once!

 

Source:

Master Lin-Chi (Died 866 AD)

Book: The Zen Teachings Of Master Lin-Chi (Page 59)
Translated By Burton Watson 

 

Hermit Poet’s Comment:

Forever Chasing!

 

 

The Zen Teachings of Master Lin-Chi (Shambhala Dragon Editions) by Shambhala (1993-08-31)

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