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Subramanian.R

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« on: November 30, 2008, 02:58:09 PM »

(On the wasteful discussions on life after death.)

The Japanese Emperor asked the Zen Master, Bosho:

"What happens to a man of enlightenment after death?"

Bosho replied:  " How should I know?"

The Emperor continued:  " But you are a Master!"

Bosho replied: " Yes, Sir.  But I am not dead yet."

(Source: An Introduction to Zen Buddhism.  Dr. Christmas Humphreys.
Picador, London.)

Arunachala Siva.