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Q180. Student: “What is the true-self?”

A. Master: “An old well.”

Student: “What is it like?”

Master: “Its bottom is invisible.”

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Commentary:

It is too deep to see the bottom of it.

It will quench your thirst forever if you drink it.

 

©Boo Ahm

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