Text 3 notes Zen Koans from Thailand

Zen บทกวี 189

นักเรียนถาม เสียงของการตบมือคืออะไร

พระภิกษุสงฆ์ตอบ คำถามโง่นั่นคือชนิดอะไร

Nák-rian thăhm sĭang khăwng gahn-dtòp meu kheu a-rai?

Phrá-phík-sù-sŏng dtàwp kham-thăhm ngô nân kheu chá-nít a-rai?

Student ask sound of clap hand is what?

Monk answer question stupid that thasked the student.

"What IS the sound of one hand clapping?" asked the student.

“What kind of stupid question is that?” replied the monk.

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