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vertical line Posted on Aug.07.2008 @ 08:06AM EDT by IZIZIZ

Is is an ever evolving is?

And if it is what is the most beneficial cultivational experience that one may know?

C'mon love brothers. 


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Reply from Woodsman
Aug.07.2008
04:05PM EDT 
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vertical line "the little word 'is', the commonest of all words, used every moment everywhere, offer us, though concealed and well concealed, the mystery of being..." Maritain, A Preface to Metaphysics, p.88
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Reply from Mika-san
Aug.07.2008
08:05PM EDT 
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vertical line Is anyone familiar with a monastery in Japan, within a radius of three-hundred kilometres of the Prefect of Osaka wherein the monks are not required to shave their heads if they do not wish to? Mika-san
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Reply from IZIZIZ
Aug.09.2008
05:29AM EDT 
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All the zenistas out there must be experiencing hardship when it comes to answering this.

Forget the zen dialect here.

This is open heart business here.

Must be touchy for some. You are allowed to speak non zennish here if you will.

But then I suppose that some go silent because all is zennish anyway.

Experience!!!!!

You might want to meditate on it and let us know of that experience if you experience struggle with open heart questions.

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Reply from glorymind
Aug.09.2008
06:23AM EDT 
vertical line This should answer all your questions.

But how do I know you already knew that?

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Reply from glorymind
Aug.09.2008
06:48AM EDT 
vertical line When all is transient, how is anything?

Most beneficial cultivational experience? Maybe watching the sunrise.

Tathata is variously translated as "thusness" or "suchness".

Tathata as a central concept of Mahayana Buddhism, expresses the appreciation of reality within a unique moment.

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Reply from StuckTail
Aug.11.2008
01:28PM EDT 
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vertical line None of these words add anything to it.

But none of them take anything away, so go right on...
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Reply from ______
Aug.11.2008
01:52PM EDT 
vertical line Whatcha gonna do now next?

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Reply from StuckTail
Aug.13.2008
05:18PM EDT 
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vertical line I never got started and I won't get finished.  So I can answer your question, which point am I at now compared to which point?  Shouldn't we get our bearings before we go any further?
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Reply from ______
Aug.13.2008
06:07PM EDT 
vertical line Which way do you want to go?
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Reply from Snibbler
Aug.13.2008
08:35PM EDT 
vertical line Nowhere or Somwhere in Kansas anymore?...


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Reply from IZIZIZ
Aug.14.2008
09:28AM EDT 
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Quote: "When all is transient, how is anything?

Most beneficial cultivational experience? Maybe watching the sunrise.

Tathata is variously translated as "thusness" or "suchness".

Tathata as a central concept of Mahayana Buddhism, expresses the appreciation of reality within a unique moment.

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What is transient?

What is thusness?

What is suchness?

And what is gonna let me know this?

Tell me, how ever you may. 

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Reply from Lynnoh
Aug.14.2008
11:34AM EDT 
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vertical line Quote: "

All the zenistas out there must be experiencing hardship when it comes to answering this.

Forget the zen dialect here.

This is open heart business here.

Must be touchy for some. You are allowed to speak non zennish here if you will.

But then I suppose that some go silent because all is zennish anyway.

Experience!!!!!

You might want to meditate on it and let us know of that experience if you experience struggle with open heart questions.

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oh!

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Reply from Lynnoh
Aug.14.2008
11:36AM EDT 
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Quote: "Nowhere or Somwhere in Kansas anymore?...


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ohhhhh

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Reply from Woodsman
Aug.15.2008
12:10AM EDT 
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vertical line Oh Christ! There, in the Buddha!
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