That is, read the earlier referenced work, both for its scholarly background as well as for its exposition of the Dharma.
He's him, not me, and vice versa, and that's a good thing.
A (rough - overlapping) contemporary of George Washington, Hakuin, despite his hard work at expounding the Dharma probably took quite a few more baths than George Washington did.
Oh, good — I’m not the only one who utterly despised this ad
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