Untitled by Shunryu Suzuki

Hell is not punishment,
it’s training.

Note: If you know the original in Japanese, please comment.

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Untitled by Ryokan

Though I think not
To think about it,
I do think about it
And shed tears
Thinking about it.

 

Note: If you have this original koan in Japanese and the name of the translator, please send me a note. Thanks.