Genjo-Koan: Paragraphs 7-9

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[Now it is specifically taught in Buddhism that life does not become death.] For this reason, life [is] called “no-life.” It is specifically taught in Buddhism that death does not become life. Therefore, death is called “no-death.” Life is a period of itself; death is a period of itself. They are like winter and spring. We do not call winter the future spring, nor spring the future summer. Here he talks about life and death. But this life and death does not just mean the problem of life and ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).


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