Once again we have completed the 108 day vigil from Winter Soltice to Vesak. I trust if you have been following along that it helped in your practice. I look forward todo this again starting on...
The One Hundred and ninth Gate
The state in which water is sprinkled on the head is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it], following birth in a family, we are at last able to realize...
The One Hundred and eighth Gate
The wisdom that leads us from one state to another state is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it], having water sprinkled on the head, we accomplish...
Another favorite quote from ZM Seung Sahn (I'm going to paraphrase).
"I don't teach mindfulness, or zen, or even buddhism. I only teach
I can totally relate. Sometimes in practice you discover that, for example, you are not what you think you are. Then inevitably the
Ed Mike Steve Corey welcome Hope to sit with you all sometime.
Thanks for sharing you experience Paul, that sounds like a good place to be. I've been sitting daily for the last 8 months and have yet to sense this
I think in Zen, "I don't know" is a very cherished phrase.
But it is a kind of being at home and comfortable