One day when P'ang layman (740-808)was selling bamboo baskets at the market place of Hung-chou. Seeing a monk begging alms, he took out a cash and said:
-Can you tell me how to appreciate alms?
The monk had nothing to say.
Quote: "Stop thinking is the ultimate result of all the Zen practices or techniques. It is the only and final result. " .........
Perhaps is a condition as in emptiness...not resulted by any practice or desire but a condition in emptiness .
No thinking , no mind , no emotion , no life ...a total nothingness perhaps is a condition descriped as emptiness by Siddharta .......in my current understanding , nothingness is a final condition of all being regardless living or non-living by progressing from a natural process known to me as Buddhism.
To me , is not " stop thinking" as this is resulted from a desire but is " non thinking" as a condition in emptiness .
"During any moment in which you're experiencing thoughts that make you feel sick or bad, do your best to change them to thoughts that support the idea of feeling good. Refuse to talk about disease, and work to activate thoughts that predict recovery and overall well-being."