Huseng wrote:Exercise is fine. Walking exercise was talk by the Buddha.
Running is against the rules.
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...
And where does that put the marathon monks of Japan?
Just curious, because with my long relationship with martial arts, the more physical forms of meditation come more naturally.