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Thu Jan 26, 2012, 12:40 AM

Old Zen saying: "if you meet the Buddha on the road, kill him".

It means to keep an open mind and not believe something because some prominent practitioner says "you must believe this because it is doctrine and correct", go by your own experience rather than blindly following what some zen master or lama or Burmese abbot or New Age cult leader says.

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Reply Old Zen saying: "if you meet the Buddha on the road, kill him". (Original post)
Odin2005 Jan 2012 OP
YankeyMCC Jan 2012 #1
Odin2005 Jan 2012 #2
GliderGuider Jan 2012 #3

Response to Odin2005 (Original post)

Thu Jan 26, 2012, 08:10 AM

1. Who taught you that?


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Response to YankeyMCC (Reply #1)

Thu Jan 26, 2012, 11:11 AM

2. LOL, I read about it in numerous places.

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Response to YankeyMCC (Reply #1)

Thu Jan 26, 2012, 04:12 PM

3. Ooooh, Buddhist snark!

Love it!

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