Listening to the radio I hear ..
Coyote Roshi a known collector of.. wooden buddhas received a letter from a student of Bhag Wan Shree Rahjneesh saying .. “You collect wooden buddhas .. why not come here and meet a living buddha?” Coyote Roshi wrote back .. “Living buddhas are all over .. but a good wooden buddha is hard to find .. ”
Can’t quite remember the question .. the person asked of Trungpa Rinpoche .. It was some thing about a life situation .. and he or she was asking advice. Trungpa said .. “But why would you want to do that?” “To save my life” the person said. Trungpa replied .. “What are you saving it for?”
Just as the fire that burns all through the night in the morning it is not the same flame nor is it a different one. Memory quote from the book—What The Buddha Taught—on how things change and remain the same.
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