Random Quote #56 topic: wisdom, Zen, the True Meaning of Life, and other stupid lies.
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An older student came to Otis and said, "I have been to see a
great number of teachers and I have given up a great number of pleasures.
I have fasted, been celibate and stayed awake nights seeking enlightenment.
I have given up everything I was asked to give up and I have suffered, but
I have not been enlightened. What should I do?"
Otis replied, "Give up suffering."

-- Camden Benares, "Zen Without Zen Masters"



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