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Smokey the Bear Sutra

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Author: Gary Snyder
Language: English
Wordcount: 736 / 3 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 121.2
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 724
Added to site: 2006.06.20 13645
Genres: Religion, Nature

earth. My obstinate compassion is schist and basalt and granite, to be mountains, to bring down the rain. In that future American Era I shall enter a new form; to cure the world of loveless knowledge that seeks with blind hunger: and mindless rage eating food that will not fill it."

And he showed himself in his true form of


A handsome smokey-colored brown bear standing on his hind legs, showing that he is aroused and watchful.

Bearing in his right paw the Shovel that digs to the truth beneath appearances; cuts the roots of useless attachments, and flings damp sand on the fires of greed and war;

His left paw in the mudra of Comradely Display

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
Kathryn Pon

Brilliant and comical, vajra discernment and sweet loving. Simple in Indra's net. A peer to Ginsburg's Kaddish and LSD Dreams. Awake.



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