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A monk asked, “What is ‘holy’?”

Joshu said, “Ordinary.”

The monk said, “What is ‘ordinary’?”

Joshu said, “Not holy.”

The monk said, “When neither ordinary nor holy – what then?”

Joshu said, “What a fine Zen monk!”

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A monk asked, “What is ‘holy’?” Joshu said, “Ordinary.” The monk said, “What is ‘ordinary’?” Joshu said, “Not holy.” The monk said, “When neither ordinary nor holy – what then?” Joshu said, “What a fine Zen monk!” submitted by /u/Owlsdoom [link] [comments]Read More

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