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→→→→ vertical line TOPIC: ZEN IS NOT A RELIGION
vertical line Posted on Nov.21.2007 @ 05:11AM EDT by shayne

zen is NOT a religion. It is a way to liberate from religions. to grasp suchness in the now.

set yourself free.

make your own religion.

what is the common bond we all share? THIS reality.


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Reply from ______
Nov.21.2007
06:41AM EDT 
vertical line Zen IS a religion. I AM a relIgioN - Nothing wrong with RELIGION - it's all that mock religion that ain't REliGion. Bring forth that which is... you know, and well... you know - don't bring forth and well... you know.
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Reply from ______
Nov.21.2007
06:43AM EDT 
vertical line Be a disciple
BURN
Hello Master
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Reply from -----0
Nov.21.2007
02:50PM EDT 
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religion is only for religious people
for them it is very suitable

zen is just zen, not a religion

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Reply from ______
Nov.21.2007
03:40PM EDT 
vertical line Why does all this kind of "just" stuff mean so much to you? Zen is a word - so what? You think I give a phuck what a number thinks?
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Reply from ______
Nov.21.2007
03:46PM EDT 
vertical line It's like this: when you no longer think you see what's "suitable for them" you won't have to worry thinking about what zen is. At this precise eternal moment you are not even JUST nowhere, not now here.
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Reply from ______
Nov.21.2007
06:32PM EDT 
vertical line Ok? taptetaptetippytappytiptaps - Shayne says: zen is a way to liberate from religions, so set yourself free and er um. . .make your own religion. . er. Rustic, she say: I am free and you're stuck pukin a barf on zen.
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Reply from Lynnoh
Nov.21.2007
06:55PM EDT 
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Quote: "Ok? taptetaptetippytappytiptaps - Shayne says: zen is a way to liberate from religions, so set yourself free and er um. . .make your own religion. . er. Rustic, she say: I am free and you're stuck pukin a barf on zen. "
.........  pukin.. that is what I thought I'd do.. or someone thought I would...

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Reply from Lynnoh
Nov.21.2007
07:06PM EDT 
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Quote: "It's like this: when you no longer think you see what's "suitable for them" you won't have to worry thinking about what zen is. At this precise eternal moment you are not even JUST nowhere, not now here. "
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:)

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Reply from 77 zen ror
Nov.21.2007
08:06PM EDT 
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vertical line We don't worship a God. We go buy the teaching of a person an respeack his theachings honor ect. Buy the 4 noble turht & 8 flod path. Who I call Buddha.
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Reply from ______
Nov.22.2007
08:28AM EDT 
vertical line You worship contradiction.
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Reply from -----0
Nov.22.2007
04:56PM EDT 
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All along this road
not a single soul - only
autumn evening

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Reply from Woodsman
Nov.22.2007
06:08PM EDT 
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vertical line Praise the Zen!
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Reply from El_Cid
Nov.22.2007
07:13PM EDT 
vertical line Zen is.

To say what it "is not" is to miss the point.

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Reply from Woodsman
Nov.23.2007
09:40AM EDT 
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vertical line Pra is e Zen!
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Reply from 77 zen ror
Nov.24.2007
11:58PM EDT 
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vertical line Just remember the jen & the yen. You well know Zen. one can't be with out the other.
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Reply from ______
Nov.25.2007
09:11AM EDT 
vertical line the "jen and the yen and the zen" are beyond your ken.
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Reply from Woodsman
Nov.25.2007
11:00AM EDT 
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vertical line kennith wanths zennith to cleanith hith whenith

i heard that in church when i was 2ith
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Reply from shayne
Dec.02.2007
09:20PM EDT 
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Quote: "Zen IS a religion. I AM a relIgioN - Nothing wrong with RELIGION - it's all that mock religion that ain't REliGion. Bring forth that which is... you know, and well... you know - don't bring forth and well... you know."
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it NOT a religion.

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Reply from Woodsman
Dec.02.2007
10:15PM EDT 
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vertical line oh yeah, he's right, just put all the icons away, all the incense, the bells and whistles... if you see what's his name around, no words, kinda like, listening to what?
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Reply from ______
Dec.04.2007
01:00PM EDT 
vertical line snis snit snot
bippety bop
ner ner ner
her her her
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