Ko Un's Ananda Poem

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Ko Un's Ananda Poem

Post by beeblebrox » Wed Nov 14, 2012 1:35 pm

Most of Ko Un's poems have a Zen flavor to them, but this one is pretty good... I thought it might be of interest to everyone on the forum:
Even Shakyamuni could never tame Ananda,
but Kashyapa kicked him out and tamed him.
Throw away all you know.
Throw away all you don't know.
Then and only then one star shines bright.

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