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Winging Eastwards Again — exploring more of Bodhidharma’s connections with the Shaolin Temple: the Damo Hall, a recently-made statue, the definitive image of the Damo carved on a stone (covered in glass to protect it)

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A Comic Disaster — two disasterous days at the LuyaTemple with noise ad infinitum especially from the ‘bee family’ who lived outside my window

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A Concrete Take-over — the manic construction in this beautiful spiritual area was heartbreaking: in front of my landlord’s house, in the old village, around the old kungfu school

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On a Brighter Note…. — delightful village children, my sesame-bun friends at the bus stop, meditating with Ibo on the mountain and by myself in the fields

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