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Zen Flesh, Zen Bones

It is too clear and so it is hard to see.
A dunce once searched for a fire with a

lighted lantern.
Had he known what fire was,
He could have cooked his rice much sooner.

–   Joshu Washes the Bowl, The Gateless Gate #7
Zen Flesh, Zen Bones, p. 176
Translated by Paul Reps and Nyogen Senzaki

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