Treeleaf Sangha

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Re: Treeleaf Sangha

Postby shel » Tue Feb 05, 2013 2:35 am

I believe Jundo/Treeleaf is of the 'practice is enlightenment' Soto Zen school. That basically means that if you can quiet the mind enough in sitting meditation to the point where a sense of self temporarily suppressed, that's experiencing emptiness, and that's the pinnacle of their practice. Jundo doesn't believe in postmortem rebirth etc.

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Re: Treeleaf Sangha

Postby myozankodo » Tue Feb 05, 2013 9:30 am

Jikan, Shel, and everyone,
I think I'm going to retire as the topic has moved on. Besides, I have some children I have to go save. :smile:
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Re: Treeleaf Sangha

Postby Grigoris » Tue Feb 05, 2013 9:43 am

"My religion is not deceiving myself."
Jetsun Milarepa 1052-1135 CE

"Butchers, prostitutes, those guilty of the five most heinous crimes, outcasts, the underprivileged: all are utterly the substance of existence and nothing other than total bliss."
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Re: Treeleaf Sangha

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:smile:

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Re: Treeleaf Sangha

Postby Simon E. » Wed Feb 06, 2013 10:31 am

" My heart's in the Highlands
my heart is not here.
My heart's in the Highlands
chasing the deer."

Robert V.C. Burns.

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Re: Treeleaf Sangha

Postby shel » Wed Feb 06, 2013 4:56 pm

Thank you for pointing that out, Simon. I could not agree more.

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Re: Treeleaf Sangha

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"Even if you practice only for an hour a day with faith and inspiration, good qualities will steadily increase. Regular practice makes it easy to transform your mind. From seeing only relative truth, you will eventually reach a profound certainty in the meaning of absolute truth."
Kyabje Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche.

"Only you can make your mind beautiful."
HH Chetsang Rinpoche

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Re: Treeleaf Sangha

Postby Grigoris » Wed Feb 06, 2013 6:00 pm

If misinterpreted (whether purposefully or not), maybe, yes.

I was more thinking along the lines of saying something like: "Sorry Kirt, but I disagree with what you are saying. I believe..."

As opposed to: "You are such a fool. You have no idea what you are talking about. I'm the only one here that knows the truth. Now go crawl back under your rock."

In both statemnts I am expressing something which is in contradiction to what you believe. In one I am being socially inept, rude, brusque and impolite and in the other I am being polite, informative and intelligent. One will lead to me drawing a warning (and probably draw your ire) and the other will (under normal circumstances) lead to a sharing of ideas. It's got nothing to do with the ideas themselves and everything to do with the way they are expressed.
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The Fundamental Tantra of Dzogchen Semde

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Re: Treeleaf Sangha

Postby shel » Wed Feb 06, 2013 6:22 pm

Thank you for the lesson in politeness, Gregkavarnos.

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Re: Treeleaf Sangha

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Re: Treeleaf Sangha

Postby shel » Wed Feb 06, 2013 7:50 pm

Awww, I'm blushing. :emb:

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Re: Treeleaf Sangha

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To a [dysfunctional] fault. :twothumbsup:


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