"But," asked Vaccha persistently, "when one who has this emancipation of mind (freed from self) dies, where does he go, where is he reborn?
The Buddha replied:
"The word 'reborn' does not fit the case."
"Then he is not reborn?"
That is why I always insist on Stop Thinking - the bottomline.. again and again ... always says it as often as I want but most a pissed off in this forum and other zen forums...lol .. so sometimes I let up.. only to repeat it again and again...lol
Reply from leoj99
No matter what zen practice you are doing if you don't understand not thinking you don't get Zen. Your Zen practice is just and exercise of futility...useless...lol