When one says that life and death do exist,
he immediately gets two horns grow on his head.When one says that life and death do not exist,
he immediately gets two horns grow on his head, too.

When one says that life and death neither exist nor do not exist,
he also gets two horns grow on his head.

When one says that neither life nor death does exist or does not exist,
he gets two horns grown on his head, too.

So, what would you say about life and death in order to not getting any horn growing on your head?

ChonTri

Tanzan and Ekido were once traveling together down a muddy road. A heavy rain was still falling.Coming around a bend, they met a lovely girl in a silk kimono and sash, unable to cross the intersection.

“Come on, girl” said Tanzan at once. Lifting her in his arms, he carried her over the mud.

Ekido did not speak again until that night when they reached a lodging temple. Then he no longer could restrain himself. “We monks don’t go near females,” he told Tanzan, “especially not young and lovely ones. It is dangerous. Why did you do that?”

“I left the girl there,” said Tanzan. “Are you still carrying her?”

Muju

The virtuous man delights in this world, and he delights in the next; he delights in both. He delights and rejoices, when he sees the purity of his own work

The virtuous man is happy in this world, and he is happy in the next; he is happy in both. He is happy when he thinks of the good he has done; he is still more happy when going on the good path.

-The Dhammapada

Thy who imagine truth in untruth, and see untruth in truth, never arrive at truth, but follow vain desires.Thy who know truth in truth, and untruth in untruth, arrive at truth, and follow true desires

- The Dhammapada

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