One day, when the brilliant Chinese Cha'n master Chao-chou was sweeping the court of the monastery, a man asked him:
-Ch'an monastery supposed to be clean and pure. Why is there dust to sweep?
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