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April 29, 2010


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Chong Go Sunim

I once got lost in Seoul while driving with some Dharma brothers. We were in a maze of side streets and had no idea where we were. Finally someone found a detailed city map in a side pocket. It was perfect, the entire city in fine detail! But it was useless. We didn't know where we were, so we didn't know where to start from!


If I have to walk this spiritual journey alone; who can I blame when I stumble?

mama p

bravo! i suppose that's why i "like" zen: seems to me most often it's like the cheshire cat is offering directions...

Chong's comment reminded me of a movie one sangha is showing this week, called "Enlightenment Guaranteed". basically it's his same story, but that these brothers have lost their money and their keys to boot!

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