Made me laugh...

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beautiful breath
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Made me laugh...

Postby beautiful breath » Wed Aug 29, 2012 6:01 pm

I sit every morning at around 5am, after which I return to bed with a morning coffee for my partner.

I read this quote from Zoketsu Norman Fischer "Zazen is fundamentally a useless and pointless activity".

My partner (who is not a Buddhist) replied: "I don't think its pointless, I get a coffee in bed every morning"

BB...

Queequeg
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Re: Made me laugh...

Postby Queequeg » Wed Aug 29, 2012 6:15 pm

Ha. Reminded me of Sirens of Titan by Vonnegut.

lobster
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Re: Made me laugh...

Postby lobster » Tue Sep 18, 2012 12:05 am

My partner (who is not a Buddhist) replied: "I don't think its pointless, I get a coffee in bed every morning"


Not a Buddhist?
They must be a Buddha.
Which can only mean, there is a point to practice. :twothumbsup:

Yudron
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Re: Made me laugh...

Postby Yudron » Wed Sep 19, 2012 2:35 am

Actually, I think this is a good teaching tale. How to keep your partner happy when you are a serious daily meditator? Make doing something nice for them part of the routine.


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