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For Your Benefit (MK48)


Two friends were washing their bowls in a creek, and they saw two crows fighting over a frog. One friend asked, “Why does it always have to be like that?”

The other friend replied, “It’s only for your benefit, honored one.”

—PZI Miscellanous Koans, Case 48 (Dongshan)

Misc September 30, 2020

All For You

Ellen Van Fleet

Art: Ellen Van Fleet, artist, mixed media on paper.