Great wisdom from Seung Sahn

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Floating teetH, Dec 19, 2004.

  1. I got this from a calendar

    When you are hanging by your hands from a mountain ledge and can let go, not thinking of life or death, then you will have true freedom. You can see the wooden dog eating steel and *****ing fire. You can shake hands with the hairy-shelled turtle and rabbit with horns. You can learn to play the flute that has no holes. But where does the sound of the flute come from?

    I hope this isn't too religious.
  2. karrot-x

    karrot-x Banned

    Feb 21, 2004
    Omicron Persei 8
    It's not religious it's the other r word....crap I forgot what it's called....
    ....hmmmm oh ya


  3. +1

  4. I see your "Hmmmm :meh: :confused: " and raise you a *** :eyebrow: :D
  5. Sonorous


    Oct 1, 2003
    Denton, TX
    **** Seung Sahn.
  6. Timbo


    Jun 14, 2004
    I don't get it..
  7. Medi forgot the rest:

    And you will swim with the flying yogurt while the sunset decrees the meaning. Rivers will meander round the forest until they travel into the buffalo dungeon. You will teach your pet goat to dance an Irish jig, while a pelican steals your shoes. It will all end with one word - carpet. Does a tree really grow skin?


  8. It all makes sense now.

    My life is forever changed.
  9. DigMe


    Aug 10, 2002
    Waco, TX
    Everyone's a the Qintar wannabe these days.

    brad cook
  10. I see your *** :eyebrow: :D and raise you to a this is Bulls**t :D

  11. I fold :)
  12. Ericman197


    Feb 23, 2004
    I got this from a similar calendar:


    Green's Court Buffet: Chinese & American Restaurant

    Dine in * Take out * Party * Catering

    Business hours:

    Mon - Thurs - 11:00am to 10:00pm
    Fri & Sat - 11:00am to 11:00pm
    Sunday - 12:00noon to 10:00pm


    I need to go back there soon. I love Chinese food.
  13. viper jazz

    viper jazz

    Feb 5, 2004
    You guys suck. This is an important quote.
  14. phxlbrmpf


    Dec 27, 2002
    The name "Seung Sahn" looks Korean, though...

    Google agrees with me, by the way.
  15. Vorago

    Vorago (((o)))

    Jul 17, 2003
    Antwerp, Belgium
    [cop voice on] step away from the acid ! [cop voice off]

    that's not religious, just spaced out :D
  16. SnoMan

    SnoMan Words Words Words Supporting Member

    Jan 27, 2001
    Charleston, WV
    Man...I dig it

  17. Kelly Coyle

    Kelly Coyle Supporting Member

    Nov 16, 2004
    Mankato, MN
    He's Korean. I met him once. He said that art was just another way to delude yourself into thinking you're personally important.
  18. SnoMan

    SnoMan Words Words Words Supporting Member

    Jan 27, 2001
    Charleston, WV
    Part of me wants to say "Self-righteous Bastard" the other half wants to agree
  19. ElMon

    ElMon Supporting Member

    May 30, 2004
    Oklahoma City, OK
    Its unfortunate that the ADD-ridden nature of today's America often cannot contemplate simple wisdoms of the East. I agree that it all seems pretty esoteric at first, but it requires that you let go of your ego and channel the meaning intuitively. In fact, the same worked for me in reading the Bible, which by the way is also filled with plenty of spiritual mumbo-jumbo. Try reading the Upanishads or the Tao Te Ching before judging.

    (in silky-johnson voice from dave chappelle's show):
    " most diabolical haters in the history of the internet" :D