Zazen for Beginners (We're All Beginners) XII - Kensho Schmensho

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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.

We find the ordinary, every day to be timeless, and anything but ordinary!

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 ...


Non-Attainment!

(please join sit-a-long below)




(remember: recording ends soon after the beginning bells;
a sitting time of 20 to 35 minutes is recommended)

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