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A Monk’s Verses

Here’s a little poem I wrote some years ago about Kuan Yin, the Bodhisattva of Compassion. It’s from a monk’s point of view, perhaps a T’ien-t’ai monk sitting in the meditation hall at Hsiu Ch’an monastery on Celestial Terrace Mountain, perhaps performing the ch’ing Kuan Yin Repentance, a structured practice developed by master Chih-i. [...]
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