Scripture

Instructions_to_Xu_F_Cover_for_KindleThe traditional schools advocate the study of scripture.
But believing that awakening
Can be brought about through scripture is
Like hoping to find fresh water in dried fish.
The main difficulty is in experientially realizing
What has been intellectually understood.
The paradox of awakening is that it is both gradual and sudden.
It is like termites gnawing away at a tree.
Eating, gnawing, eating;
Suddenly the tree falls.

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1 Responses to Scripture

  1. JN Thimmaiah says:

    There two ways to learn swimming. Just thrown in the water and allow instinct to function. The other learn formally. Both have their own advantages.

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