tonglen equivalent in zen?
is there anything in soto or rinzai similar to the tibetan practice of tonglen?
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Re: tonglen equivalent in zen?
Originally Posted by bayamo
Well, Tonglen is a lovely practice. Here, I encourage the practice of Metta, which is of like heart. Metta is actually a practice from the Theravada tradition.
As a matter of fact, I am about to post a little essay on the Metta practice by a Theravadan writer. Look for that in a few days.
There is not really the same practice in Japanese Zen.