542. an excerpt from 17

the tortoise said, “guru, you should share an excerpt from your book with us, so that we know if it’s good.”

the guru replied, “17 is beyond good: it is the key text you need to obtain #zen. not a dry metaphysical text, but a practical guide to take you out of the woods and place you firmly on the path of #zen. with it, all beings will be freed from darkness and shone the light.”

“but still,” the tortoise replied, “an excerpt would be nice.”

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