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  In Tokyo in the Meiji era there lived two prominent teachers of opposite characteristics. One, Unsho, an instructor in Shingon, kept Buddha's precepts scrupulously. He never drank intoxicants, nor did he eat after eleven o'clock in the morning.... continue...

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vertical line Posted on Jan.05.2013 @ 03:55AM EDT by leoj99
The Power of Not Thinking.

If you have 15,000 to 50,000 thoughts a day obviously your suffering is tremendous. You might as well just cut your head so you can rest.

If you can cut your thoughts to at least 15 a day your suffering is gone.
Your karma is gone. No more stress. You have peace of mind. No need to read any books. You have save much of your energy for a better purpose. Your energy can trigger your enlightenment.
No more fear for how can you fear when thoughts of fear is gone.
No fear of death because your thoughts about death are gone.

More is coming as we go one...




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Reply from Woodsman
Jan.05.2013
11:33AM EDT 
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Reply from leoj99
Jan.05.2013
07:12PM EDT 
vertical line Exactly thats how to do it...lol
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Reply from leoj99
Jan.05.2013
07:45PM EDT 
vertical line You see the Final Teaching of the Buddha is no words, beyond words.

Toward the end of his life, the Buddha took his disciples to a quiet pond for instruction. As they had done so many times before, the Buddha’s followers sat in a small circle around him, and waited for the teaching.
But this time the Buddha had no words. He reached into the muck and pulled up a lotus flower. And he held it silently before them, its roots dripping mud and water.
The disciples were greatly confused. Buddha quietly displayed the lotus to each of them. In turn, the disciples did their best to expound upon the meaning of the flower: what it symbollized, and how it fit into the body of Buddha’s teaching.
When at last the Buddha came to his follower Mahakasyapa, the disciple suddenly understood. He smiled and began to laugh. Buddha handed the lotus to Mahakasyapa and began to speak.
“What can be said I have said to you,” smiled the Buddha, “and what cannot be said, I have given to Mahakashyapa.”
Mahakashyapa became Buddha’s successor from that day forward.
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Reply from Sam Hardy
Jan.09.2013
12:18PM EDT 
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vertical line What about a complete frontal lobotomy? Wouldn't that do the trick just as well ?

Have you actually counted how many thoughts you have in an average day, Leoj?

You must use up quite a lot writing posts here. Then again, maybe you don't need to think for that !!  lol.
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Reply from Avisitor
Jan.10.2013
01:58AM EDT 
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vertical line The beginners mind is to begin the self inquiry needed to find the root of the mind
Mind has thoughts. Looking deeper to see where mind begins .. look deeper
This is where your nature rest.

The power of not thinking is knowing when thinking stops and you begin.
We aren't striving to stop thought. We are trying to find our true self.

I've been sick these past few days. Please take everything as the rantings of a mad man .... hahahaha
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Reply from Riverstone
Jan.10.2013
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vertical line The spacious timeless experience of the starry sky does not come from quantifying the number of stars.
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Reply from so_teh
Jan.10.2013
04:12PM EDT 
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vertical line The power of not thinking is the magic of the present moment.
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Reply from leoj99
Jan.11.2013
12:33AM EDT 
vertical line Quote: "The power of not thinking is the magic of the present moment."
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Very nice...
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