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"Wherever you go you will find your teacher, as long as you have the eyes to see and the ears to hear."

- Shunryu Suzuki

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Seng-ts'an

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It is uncertain where or when Seng-ts'an was apparently born and very little is known about his life at all. He was the third patriarch of zen and is credited as being the author of the Hsin Hsin Ming. He taught that truth could not be sought anywhere, and that liberation is simply a matter of discarding untruth. His style is sparing and direct.

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Buddha

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​Buddha (Siddhartha Gautama) was apparently born around 521 BC in Lumbini of the Shakya Republic (Present-day Nepal). He appeared to be a philosopher, mendicant, meditator, spiritual teacher, and religious leader. His teachings inspired the birth of Buddhism. His style is simple and direct.

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Bodhidharma

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Bodhidharma apparently lived during the 5th or 6th century. He was the first patriarch of Chinese Zen and is credited as being the father of Shaolin Kungfu. He taught that we must go beyond words and ideas directly to our own mind. His style is passionate and direct.