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Q231. Student: “What is the true-self?”

A. Master: “What do you think it is?”

Student: “I have no idea.”

Master: “You are right.”




Master opens the shell and offers the flesh.

Why do you try in vain to eat only the hard shell?



©Boo Ahm


All writing ©Boo Ahm. All images ©Simon Hathaway

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