Why did the ancient master say that he would beat the holy Buddha to death?
When Buddha was born, he said, “In the whole universe only I exist.” About this, an ancient master commented, “If I had seen him doing so, I would have beaten him to death and have thrown him to hungry dogs.”
Student: “Why did the ancient master say that he would beat the holy Buddha to death?”
Master: “Because what you can beat to death is not Buddha.”
When you have beaten Buddha to death, He will reveal himself smiling before your eyes.
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