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A Most Precious, Beautiful Poem

A favorite 1976 poem by Zen Master Seung Sahn (1927-2004), this captures perfectly the practitioner’s situation — the dilemma of whoever earnestly pursues this Path:

And here is the short talk I gave once on this poem and its meaning for practice:

A Zen Poem, by Zen Master Seung Sahn

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