A soldier came to Hakuin and asked "Is there really a paradise and a hell?"
"Who are you?" inquired Hakuin.
"I am a samurai," the warrior replied.
"You, a samurai!" exclaimed Hakuin. "What kind of ruler would have you as his guard?...
Posted on Feb.07.2008 @ 09:19AM EDTby______
A state of inconsistent thoughts, beliefs, attitudes; a perception of incompatibility between two or more cognitions which sets up a mental resistance to information that you do not want to think about, creating and supporting mental and bodily tension - erroneously believed to be zen - this is not zen, this is zenguide, where if you learn, or believe you are unlearning, to behave in a particular way, your beliefs, as you search for the consonant cognition, will change in order to conform with your behaviour.