Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Thirsty, I brew tea

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It's never been possible
to fabricate nature.
Why do I look for enlightenment outside?
All I know for truth is that
there is no action in the heart.
Thirsty, I brew tea;
tired, I take a nap.

Ven. Hye Geun (혜근스님) 1320-1376                                .  

From The Korean Way of Tea, p. 58

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