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Zen part 3

Samurai warrior
Met a Zen master
The gates of heaven and hell
The path I need to know please tell
A warrior but look a beggar
Said the teacher with laughter
Angry the Samurai removed
The sword from its sheath
Master replied Removal was the gates of hell
Realizing was the gates of Heaven

Banks of a river
A boy asked a Master
Standing on the opposite bank
The other side how do I land
Kindly lend me a hand
You are already on the other side
Be aware before you decide

Kings asks his teacher
Enlightened Master
What happens to a realized soul
Who's time has come to part this world
I don't know replied the monk
Realised you are hence I asked
Realised I dont know dead defenitely not the master said
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Submitted by K.V.Srikanth on May 01, 2021

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