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慧能







Huineng's Enlightenment Poem
        Huineng 638-713

Sapience don't grow like a tree,
And Mind don't sprout from a pulpit.
At first..... there is nothing,
How can Buddha whisk away dust?
 
Huìnéng Pútíshī
Pútí běn fēi shù,
Xīnjìng yì fēi tái.
Běnlái wú yī wù,
Hé jiǎ fú chen āi?
 
Translator: Dongbo 東波

 
 
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