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Author QuotedJohn (Jingxiong) Wu
Title QuotedGolden Age of Zen
Date (Year/Month/Day)1965/08/10
Imprint[S.l.] : [s.n.]. 1967
QuotationIn John Wu's Zen manuscript-this beautiful poem of Tung Shan. For whom have you stripped yourself of your gorgeous dress? The cuckoo's call is urging all wanderers to return home. Even after all the flowers have fallen it will continue its call In the thicket of the wood, among the jagged peaks.
JournalDancing in the Water of Life: Seeking Peace in the Hermitage. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 5, 1963-1965.; Edited by Robert E. Daggy. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1997, p. 278
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