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February 08, 2009

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Puerhan

Really enjoying the blog Barry!

Curious if the source gives any clue to the meaning of "yellow-mouthed" - I would take it to mean cowardly speech in a sense, but not so sure if that is what it would mean in Chinese? Colours can have quite different semantics across cultures!

~gassho~

Barry

Hi Puerhan - The editors of Roaring Stream don't say anything about "yellow-mouthed." The meaning here doesn't quite seem to be cowardice. But it's clear an insult...

I Googled "yellow-mouth" and found a yellow mouth moray eel - quite a image of a Zen master!

Thanks for your comment!
Barry

MyoChi

"When the strangeness does not appear to be strange any more", I am impressed by the words he used. I am thankful for the practice, it gives us a chance to "see". Isn't it amazing how much the mind can fabricate!!! Amazing fabricating tool!!

Barry

Hi MyoChi - this amazing mind - with all its fabrications, with nothing but fabrication - is in fact Buddha. Thanks for visiting!

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