I am wholly thankful.
Thank you Jundo.
Incompleteness - Wholeness -
Thank you Jundo. Made me think of a poem I read recently and it seems to fit.
Subhuti recalling a poem by Buddha:
"Whole body like a mouth, hanging in space
Not asking if the wind is east, west, south or north.
For all others it speaks equally, it speaks prajna.
Chin ten ton ryan chin ten ton." ( represents the sound of a windbell)
Thank you Jundo for all you do...
Thank you Jundo, Gassho.
Deep bows to you Jundo, thank you.
Thank you Jundo
btw, that was neat how you scheduled the helicopter fly over,very effective
Thank you, Jundo.
That was truly wonderful, Jundo!
Jundo did not schedule the helicopter to come - he conjured it up! Zen Masters have super powers!
That was my first pick but knowing what a humble zen master we have; I didn't want to blow his cover
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I think it has to do with building our Zendo on the air route between two military bases. A good re-minder of war and peace.
Thank you Teacher.
Thank you Wholeness,
Thank you for this teaching.
Thank you Jundo. A great direct teaching.
The One Hundredth Gate
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Wisdom View :
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The Ninety-nineth Gate
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The Ninety-eighth Gate
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Thank you for the reaction and advice... I'll start with a more modest retreat (one or two days) and will do so with an open heart and mind.
I agree with Rich here ... that was the first exposure I had was a 1 day retreat on a Saturday. We sat, talked about a specific
Roland, maybe you could start with a 1 day or 3 day retreat either online or at a Zen center. Just to experience it. I don't have a lot of retreat experience
Most Zen groups holding retreats and Sesshin and wholesome and good, no cult activity.
There are exceptions, like in anything (a couple
"Artificial situation.." ?