Zen koan of the day - Chao Chou's Seven-Pound Cloth Shirt

4년 전
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Chao Chou's Seven-Pound Cloth Shirt

A monk asked Chao Chou, "The myriad things return to one. Where does the one return to?"

Chou said, "When I was in Ching Chou I made a cloth shirt. It weighed seven pounds."

dcj commentary: This is almost like answering a question with a question.

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