....but your replies are as ever really helpful. Thanks.
Jundo your reply was particularly helpful. Either way the short Sesshin has spured
I think I may have given the wrong impression ...I don't suffer from anxiety as such - I should have chosen my words more carefully. Though as a long
I would say kinda. The "riding an ox" image is common to Chinese Daoist and Buddhist imagery beyond just the ox herding
This could be an obvious answer, but is the preface "You don't ride on a Ox to look for an Ox." a reference to the Oxhearding Pictures?
so you are saying that sometimes you had anxiety before your first sesshin, and now you have some anxiety after? So nothing has