Yes, Hans sure said it!
I also say again ... Shikantaza is sat with an attitude of vitality, wholeness, as if the sparks might fly
I bow to you for this teaching - it is very clear and sharp, like ice cracking in the stillness of a winter morning.
I feel that you really want to "understand" this practise, which on one hand is great and noble, but which is doomed to
Sometimes we zone out, sometimes we do not. There is no wrong Zazen.
But if one is zoning out, and there is not a clear vibrancy to sitting,
I dont think you need to tell a difference. If sitting zazen is comfortable, enjoy that, there may come days when it is not I think when