Opening a Gateless Gate (and other such puzzles)

A koan / quan / kwan is a riddle that Zen Buddhists use during meditation to help them unravel greater truths about the world and about themselves.

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TAT TVAM ASI*

Father. Brother. Husband. Son.
Boss. Colleague. Businessman. Friend.
This I am.

A guy who can play the fool.
At times, a complete fool.
Middle aged, greying. Yet childish.
This, too, I am.

Capable of reading anything. Anything.

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