futerko wrote:oushi wrote:Linji wrote:"It is because you are running about seeking everywhere and cannot put your heart at rest that the patriarchs say 'My, the fellow with his head on his shoulders is looking for his head!'.
"Such are the Bodhisattvas of sudden enlightenment who enter the scheme of manifested things, turning to the pure land, disliking the worldly and desiring the sacred."
Doesn't this suggest that although all maps maybe relative representations of reality, they are not thereby equally invalid?
oushi wrote:There are no maps of reality, there are only maps of practice. If the map ends with a dualistic view, what good is it? Look around and tell me if you can point out reality.
An old master said: "To say it is like a thing is to miss the point."
Linji teachings are, in my opinion, the most direct teachings of Zen\Chan.
muni wrote:All thoughts is Dharmakaya, all rabbit horns 'arise' from that, as this talk, 'arises' from that.
DarwidHalim wrote:According to scientist, this universe is made of energy and space.
Nothing wrote:There is no such a thing as an Universe!
There is NOTHING!
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