pueraeternus wrote:Huseng wrote:Running is against the rules.
Oh - this is in the Vinaya?
mrbambocha wrote:It looks bad for us to run in robes.
Isnt the philosophy that there is no good or bad? That also mean that one is judging.
Huseng wrote:Exercise is fine. Walking exercise was talk by the Buddha.
Running is against the rules.
Huseng wrote:One Chinese monk explained it to me like this: "It looks bad for us to run in robes."
PorkChop wrote:Not to go off topic, but where do you think traditional Shaolin Chan fits into the picture?
I'm talking the old stuff, not the modern day gymnasts.
AFAIK jogging was a part of their old regimen, along with fetching water up the hill, wearing heavy shoes, taolu, and various gung trainings...
pueraeternus wrote:Huseng wrote:One Chinese monk explained it to me like this: "It looks bad for us to run in robes."
I see. Is this in one of the qinggui (pure rules), or just an unspoken decorum rules?
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