RE: virus: MAIDS

Robin Faichney (
Mon, 22 Sep 1997 11:24:50 +0100

> From: Tadeusz Niwinski[]
> "I must admit I was not listening to you", said the monk when he
> realized it
> was Bodhidharma Himself, "You wanted to know about my cure, what a
> straightforward question! Of course I can answer it for you".
Sorry, but it seems to me your parable is compromised by
the confusion over who's teaching whom about Buddhism.

> Bodhidharma replied: "Your excuse is worse than your wrongdoing.
> You are so attached to your teachings, that you become insensitive to
> people
> around you. Now, when you know who I am, you talk to me, but a few
> minutes
> ago, you wanted to break my heart by telling me I wasn't worth your
> time.
> You judged me without knowing me.
Not you, just your attitude. Don't take it so personally, didums!

But hey, I plead guilty to judging in haste. Now I'm repenting
at leisure!