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  • So I went up the mountain once a year for five years.
    I still didn't understand the meaning of being awakened.
    So, I asked the Buddha, "I've been up that mountain once a year for five years and still I am not awakened."
    The Buddha said, "The mountain is an illusion. What do you have left?"
    I pondered the question without a reply.
    The Buddha smiled and said, "Exactly."
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