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translation please for this kanji phrase

yohikari

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Hi everyone,

I just received this kanjis from a friend of mine, who received from his zen master.
Can anyone help me whith the meaning of these?

(also, sorry for my poor/bad english skills, i am from Argentina)

Thank you very much!!





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古松談般若
Koshō Hannya wo danzu.
Old pine trees talk about prajna.

This is a well-known zen verse, which is a pair with 幽鳥弄眞如 Yūchō Sinnyo wo rōsu "Birds in the depths of the mountains handle tathata." These are common phrases as a theme of calligraphy scrolls used in the tea ceremony, meaning "Everything, even pine trees or birds, preaches on Buddha's teachings."

2)
無心 (The picture is 90 degrees rotated to the left.)
musin
free from obstructive thoughts

3)
仏道
Butsudō
Buddhism
(The circle is ensō.)
 

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1)
古松談般若
Koshō Hannya wo danzu.
Old pine trees talk about prajna.

This is a well-known zen verse, which is a pair with 幽鳥弄眞如 Yūchō Sinnyo wo rōsu "Birds in the depths of the mountains handle tathata." These are common phrases as a theme of calligraphy scrolls used in the tea ceremony, meaning "Everything, even pine trees or birds, preaches on Buddha's teachings."

2)
無心 (The picture is 90 degrees rotated to the left.)
musin
free from obstructive thoughts

3)
仏道
Butsudō
Buddhism
(The circle is ensō.)

Thank you very much!!
 
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