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Saying ‘fire’
won’t burn your mouth;
Saying ‘water’
won’t drown you.

– Buddhist Saying


2 Responses to “Fire & Water”

  1. Ooi kiat Siang 9 November 2013

    Can any Bodhisattvas tell me the meaning of the above quote. Thank you. With gratitude.

  2. What the quote implies is that mere words and theory are not enough. Practical action is important – as they are ‘the real thing’.


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