What's all this nonsense about sitting still?

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Re: What's all this nonsense about sitting still?

Postby LastLegend » Thu Mar 07, 2013 8:01 pm

So are you fools enlightened yet?
NAMO AMITABHA
NAM MO A DI DA PHAT (VIETNAMESE)
NAMO AMITUOFO (CHINESE)

Bodhidharma [my translation]
―I come to the East to transmit this clear knowing mind without constructing any dharma―

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Re: What's all this nonsense about sitting still?

Postby Simon E. » Thu Mar 07, 2013 8:44 pm

Me ? I am about a million miles from that.
" 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: What's all this nonsense about sitting still?

Postby Astus » Thu Mar 07, 2013 10:00 pm

Myriad dharmas are only mind.
Mind is unobtainable.
What is there to seek?

If the Buddha-Nature is seen,
there will be no seeing of a nature in any thing.

Neither cultivation nor seated meditation —
this is the pure Chan of Tathagata.

With sudden enlightenment to Tathagata Chan,
the six paramitas and myriad means
are complete within that essence.



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Re: What's all this nonsense about sitting still?

Postby oushi » Thu Mar 07, 2013 10:15 pm

Say what you think about me

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Re: What's all this nonsense about sitting still?

Postby Astus » Fri Mar 08, 2013 12:32 am

Myriad dharmas are only mind.
Mind is unobtainable.
What is there to seek?

If the Buddha-Nature is seen,
there will be no seeing of a nature in any thing.

Neither cultivation nor seated meditation —
this is the pure Chan of Tathagata.

With sudden enlightenment to Tathagata Chan,
the six paramitas and myriad means
are complete within that essence.



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Re: What's all this nonsense about sitting still?

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Re: What's all this nonsense about sitting still?

Postby oushi » Fri Mar 08, 2013 8:37 am

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Re: What's all this nonsense about sitting still?

Postby oushi » Fri Mar 08, 2013 9:23 am

Good luck with your work ! :smile:
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Re: What's all this nonsense about sitting still?

Postby greentara » Fri Mar 08, 2013 10:16 am

dondrup tashi, "It's like how American Protestantism has degenerated Christianity into the happy-clappy-going-to-heaven-club? Heard of Dietrich Bonhoeffer's "cheap grace"? Same syndrome in all religions"
Well put, it appears to be the same syndrome in all religions.

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Re: What's all this nonsense about sitting still?

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Re: What's all this nonsense about sitting still?

Postby Simon E. » Fri Mar 08, 2013 2:51 pm

Greetings Mr Wonderwheel. As a non contributing occasional reader of your forum does it ever strike you to challenge your member Mr Fukesetsu on this issue ?
He is the most obvious sufferer from Zen Sickness i have encountered online but his views seem to go unchecked.

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" 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: What's all this nonsense about sitting still?

Postby oushi » Fri Mar 08, 2013 3:02 pm

Fukasetsu suffering zen sickness? No way.
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Re: What's all this nonsense about sitting still?

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" 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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