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Q249. Student: “What am I when my body is not me?”

A. Master: “It is not difficult to say, but I wonder if you will believe what I say.”

Student: “Of course, I will believe what you say.”

Master: “I am your son.”

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Commentary:

Master’s answer breaks all the world into pieces.

Who is master’s mother when he is older than his father?

 

©Boo Ahm

 

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