Q87. Student: “What are you when your body is not you, sir?”

A. Master: “Take a look carefully.”
Student: “What shall I look at?”
Master: “Listen carefully.”

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Commentary:
Don’t seek to approach it.
If you put your face near it in order to see it closely, you will have your face burnt.

©Boo Ahm

All writing ©Boo Ahm. All images ©Simon Hathaway.

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3 thoughts on “Q87. Student: “What are you when your body is not you, sir?”

  1. Lovely Answer.am probably wrong but Is the first part about listening and looking at everything without labelling. ? Staying up atwith the root of thequestion.experiencing.
    Commentary.
    We can’t approach or get near to who we are because we are not separate from it.
    Who I am is my original face.
    At the moment I have illusions about who I am and the illusions hide what I am looking to experience.
    When smoke and heat blurs our vision in an ordinary fire we stand back in case we get burned.
    I don’t want to get close to the fire of my illusions. I don’t t want to make any fire at all. I just want to experienc

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