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Mair 18:6

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Master Leh was on a journey and was having a meal by the side of the road.  There he saw a hundred-year-old skull.  He pulled away the weeds and pointed at it, saying, "Only you and I know that you have never died and that you have never lived.  Are you truly distressed?  Am I truly happy?"

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2 hours ago, Marblehead said:

you have never died and that you have never lived

Mair inserts 'you' where there was none in the original. 

 

Leh seems to say the skull was his previous incarnation

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Yeah, this is a difficult section as it speaks to the concept of what life and death really are.  What is life?  What remains after death?

 

Are we really living or are we equal to being dead?

 

 

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