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→→→→ vertical line TOPIC: WEIRD..VERY WEIRD
vertical line Posted on Mar.31.2013 @ 08:59PM EDT by leoj99
Weird .. very weird.

I came across in some Zen Forum that there is a guy who was talking very often in many topics in Zen - in many subjects. He seemed to be very authoritative and knows a lot about Zen.

But then he put a topic in which he admitted he is very confused about breath counting in zazen..

If it is true ... it is very strange to me..

So does this mean this is the quality of talks in Zen Forums?

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Reply from cinchona
Apr.01.2013
07:17AM EDT 
vertical line I read something similiar to this once, when the student complained he could not grasp meditation, his master said, "When you are meditating rest, and when you are resting meditate"

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Reply from leoj99
Apr.01.2013
03:32PM EDT 
vertical line Yeah don't talk...lol
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Reply from leoj99
Apr.01.2013
03:33PM EDT 
vertical line Confused people talking too much putting very long posts...lol
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Reply from boymonk
Apr.03.2013
05:11PM EDT 
vertical line You have to admit that breath counting, like sheep counting, can be exiting. 
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