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Q174. Student: “What is your true-self?”

A. Master: “A gate.”

Student: “How can I see it?”

Master: “Open it.”

Student: “How can I open it?”

Master: “Break it open.”

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All gates are wide open.

Don’t bump into the gate itself, just pass through the gateway.

Trying to open it is turning your back on it.


©Boo Ahm

All writing ©Boo Ahm. All images ©Simon Hathaway

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