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Q243. Student: “What is pure mind?”

A. Student: “What is pure mind?”

Master: “Rotten shit.”

Student: “What is dirty mind?”

Master: “Beautiful flowers.”



Don’t aim at the shadow on the ground of a game bird when it has flown away high in the sky.


©Boo Ahm


All writing ©Boo Ahm. All images ©Simon Hathaway

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