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  One day when Fa-yen Wen-i (885-958), one of the well known Chinese Ch'an masters,
has ascended his seat. From the assembly, a monk came out and asked:
-What is one drop of water from the fount of Tsao-ch'i?
Fa-yen repied:
-It's... continue...

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→→→→ vertical line TOPIC: WHEN DOES ZEN PRACTICE BEGINS?
vertical line Posted on Oct.30.2012 @ 03:01AM EDT by leoj99
When does Zen practice begins... interesting...

Oh, let me say this before I forget--Zen practice really begins after we see the hau-t'ou, and not before.

A Dialoge on Zen Koans...

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Reply from leoj99
Oct.30.2012
03:03AM EDT 
vertical line A Dialogue on Zen Koans
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Reply from Avisitor
Oct.30.2012
03:10AM EDT 
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vertical line More grist for the mist ...
Too much thought going into not thinking, non thinking
Leo99 have you tried to actually sit and practice ...???
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Reply from leoj99
Oct.30.2012
03:38AM EDT 
vertical line So what do you think?

How could one choose such questions if you don't practice..lol
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Reply from leoj99
Oct.30.2012
03:48AM EDT 
vertical line So it means not seeing the hau-t'ou yet... you are not practicing Zen yet... lol.

So no one the Zen Forums are practice Zen yet?... Interesting...lol
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Reply from Joe Chip
Oct.30.2012
07:53AM EDT 
vertical line hmmm ... let me see ... ah ... not very.
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Reply from leoj99
Oct.30.2012
11:16AM EDT 
vertical line I mean no one in Zen Forums has started practicing Zen yet. They just think the    are practicing Zen with their long posts...lol
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Reply from Sam Hardy
Oct.30.2012
11:44AM EDT 
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vertical line It begins right now and it never ends ....  except when I fall asleep .... zzzzz
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Reply from justin
Oct.30.2012
12:13PM EDT 
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vertical line Quote: "So what do you think?

How could one choose such questions if you don't practice..lol


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U could easily ask those questions if u are quoting someone else's words.
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Oct.30.2012
12:19PM EDT 
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vertical line Quote: "So what do you think?

How could one choose such questions if you don't practice..lol
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I'm glad you practice sitting Zazen.
I know sometimes it is difficult to get oneself to do the work.
Do you have a teacher or are you practicing alone?
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Reply from Joe Chip
Oct.30.2012
12:29PM EDT 
vertical line Sarcasm is my weak point, sardonically moi.
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Reply from Avisitor
Oct.30.2012
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vertical line Quote: "Sarcasm is my weak point, sardonically moi."
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Your weakness is in your own choosing ...
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Reply from Joe Chip
Nov.01.2012
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vertical line I am the chosen.
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Reply from Avisitor
Nov.01.2012
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vertical line Quote: "I am the chosen. "
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Chosen to shine my shoes??? ... hahaha
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Reply from Joe Chip
Nov.01.2012
10:24AM EDT 
vertical line No ... hahaha
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