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VAJRA BODHI SEA

MARCH 1971
VOLUME 1
SERIES 3, NO. 12

      The willow branch hand and eye ripens all the seeds. Fever-stricken, sick and suffering so attain relief. The withered branch meets with spring-another chance to thrive. Death and yet undying: glorious eternal life. 

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

THE THIRTY-NINTH PATRIARCH, DHYANA MASTER
         KUANG MU Upasaka I Kuo Jung  
THE SIXTH PATRIARCH'S DHARMA JEWEL PLATFORM SUTRA
THE HEART SUTRA Upasaka I Kuo Jung
THE RECORD OF WATER AND MIRROR TURNING
         BACK HEAVEN Disciple Bhiksu Heng Ching
MY WINDOW IS BETTER THAN YOUR DOOR
THE METHOD Upasika T'an Kuo Shih
 

Cover: Gatha composed and written by Tripitaka Master Hsuan Hua
            --Translated by Disciple Bhiksuni Heng Yin.

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VAJRA BODHI SEA STAFF

Director of Publications: Bhiksu Heng Ch'ien
Directors of Translation: Bhiksu Heng Ching, Upasika T'an Kuo Shih
Director of Administration: Bhiksu Heng Shou
Advisor: Professor Lewis Lancaster:
President of Vajra Bodhi Sea: Upasaka I Kuo Jung
Chairman of the Board of Trustees: Upasaka Ku Kuo Ti
                                   Upasika T'an Kuo Cheng
Editor-in-Chief: Upasaka Lo Kuo Chan
Editorial Staff: Upasaka Lee Kuo Ch'ien
                 Upasaka Huang Kuo Jen
                 Upasika Tun Kuo Hsun