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  Twenty monks and one nun, who was named Eshun, were practicing meditation with a certain Zen master. Eshun was very pretty even though her head was shaved and her dress plain. Several monks secretly fell in love with her. One of them wrote... continue...

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vertical line Posted on Mar.07.2009 @ 05:55PM EDT by 9999999
If humans didn't have such a bad memory, then they might have had an easier time seeing what life is all about.

Their situation now goes a little something like this:

Two plus...what was I adding again? Did I already add two? Two plus (forget) two plus (forget) two plus (forget) two plus (forget)


(Those humans.....Few of them ever get anywhere, as they are content just spinning their wheels. Maybe it's because few of them remember what they set out to do!)

(And few of them ever set out to do anything.)



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Reply from 9999999
Mar.07.2009
05:56PM EDT 
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vertical line A mystic knows when he's making progress when things become less and less clear.

Can you guess why?

Don't bother--I'll fill in the blanks:

It's because he notices that what he called 'clarity' was his own illusion.
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Mar.07.2009
05:56PM EDT 
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vertical line (err..that's how I know I'm having fun)
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Reply from 9999999
Mar.07.2009
05:57PM EDT 
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vertical line Bad Memory Is Good Memory For Sleepwalkers...But It's A Pain In The Ass For Would-Be Mystics!
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Reply from lehish
Mar.07.2009
08:07PM EDT 
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Quote: "A mystic knows when he's making progress when things become less and less clear.

Can you guess why?

Don't bother--I'll fill in the blanks:

It's because he notices that what he called 'clarity' was his own illusion.
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imagined "progress" (becoming) as though there's a yesterday-tomorrow ?

what arre you comparing ?

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Reply from 9999999
Mar.07.2009
08:13PM EDT 
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vertical line no...i don't imagine progress that way

and no i'm not comparing this and that..


...do you imagine that i imagine it that way?
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Reply from Woodsman
Mar.07.2009
10:04PM EDT 
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vertical line she's not a guy, yet
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Reply from lehish
Mar.07.2009
11:40PM EDT 
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Quote: "no...i don't imagine progress that way

and no i'm not comparing this and that..


...do you imagine that i imagine it that way?
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was only asking

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Reply from 9999999
Mar.08.2009
12:46AM EDT 
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vertical line me too :)
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Reply from lehish
Mar.08.2009
01:23AM EDT 
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Reply from IZIZIZ
Mar.08.2009
07:59PM EDT 
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Many people create confusion

it is a place for hiding

how much of confusion do we remember

when all is said and done?

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Reply from Woodsman
Mar.08.2009
09:49PM EDT 
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Many people create confusion

it is a place for hiding

how much of confusion do we remember

when all is said and done?

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I'm trying to break away from words, but it's tough, like it's getting louder and louder. I just keep more and more quiet, and alone I guess.
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