Shikantaza 'Just Sitting' is profound 'Non-seeking' ...
... to attain that which cannot be attained.
The way to 'attain that which cannot be attained' is to drop, right to the marrow, the search for all attainments.
Thus, our teachings are of a different flavor from forms of Buddhism, and 'Koan'-centered Zazen (as taught by the Rinzai School), that speak of attaining special states, struggling for mind-bending 'Kensho' experiences, or gaining 'Enlightenment'
For, in our Way, the special-special state, mind-bending-est experience and true 'Enlightenement of Enlightenments
' is ...
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