Zen Pencils by Gavin Aung Than for March 21, 2014

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    Avatar_Ang  over 10 years ago

    Yup! Understand the REASONING behind the rule rather than following it blindly…

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    Darwinskeeper  over 10 years ago

    I really love this saying. It reminds me of the importance of not holding onto grudges indefinitely. The younger monk’s error was not in refusing to help the woman, it was in fuming and internally raging about the older monk’s action.

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    mr_sherman Premium Member over 10 years ago

    An excellent tale in separating the spirit of the law from the letter of the law.

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    j2p2  over 10 years ago

    Your art here is fantastic!! And a wonderful tale!!

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    LittleCatFeet  over 10 years ago

    I’ve heard a slightly different version before, where the youger monk is angry because the woman showed no gratitude, but it remains a very good story to tell someone who just can’t ‘drop it.’ I like the new twist that weaves in another good lesson, mr_sherman.

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    H P Hundt Premium Member over 10 years ago

    So do whatever you want and anyone who comments on it is wrong?

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    topbunk  over 10 years ago

    Very Zen… Now, don’t think about it!

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    vldazzle  over 10 years ago

    Good one, and well drawn, too.

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    GopherBaroque  over 10 years ago

    I read this little story years ago. It is one I still remember and keep in my toolkit.

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    rorena623  about 10 years ago

    Love it….

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