December 7, 2010

Koan Study: Reflection

The son of a influential landowner had decided to leave the temple after finding it unsatisfactory. A fellow priest told Master Li, “You should not let him leave, it will reflect badly on you among the rulers.” Master Li responded, “The only reflection that matters is the moon on the pond.”

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