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Q252. Student: “What is Buddha?”

A. Master: “It’s in the Buddha hall.”

Student: “Isn’t it just a statue made of clay?”

Master: “Yes, it is.”

Student: “What is Buddha then?”

Master: “It’s in the Buddha hall.”




It is a top secret.

Keep away all your acquaintances when looking and listening.

Look and listen by yourself.


©Boo Ahm


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