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  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.
P'ang... continue...

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→→→→ vertical line TOPIC: THE GLIMPSE OR KENSHO
vertical line Posted on Apr.01.2013 @ 04:45PM EDT by leoj99
The Glimpse or Kensho.

This is the beginning of the Zen Path. And the Path is still very long and hard.

The entry into Zen is long and hard. But most people in Zen Forums think they have done it already.

That is why I always say stop thinking...lol


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Reply from leoj99
Apr.01.2013
04:48PM EDT 
vertical line That is why Kensho is called a Glimpse...
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Reply from leoj99
Apr.01.2013
04:54PM EDT 
vertical line How could you say you are in the Zen Path if you never had a Glimpse of the Path?....lol
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Reply from leoj99
Apr.01.2013
04:57PM EDT 
vertical line And in Zen Circles your Kensho should be confirmed by a Roshi - an authentic Teacher.
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Reply from boymonk
Apr.03.2013
05:09PM EDT 
vertical line Quote: "The entry into Zen is long and hard.... "
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And apparently boastful.
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Reply from leoj99
Apr.04.2013
02:55AM EDT 
vertical line Not really just telling what most people don't like to hear..lol
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Reply from leoj99
Apr.04.2013
04:27AM EDT 
vertical line Or most people don't understand...lol
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Reply from Avisitor
Apr.06.2013
09:30AM EDT 
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vertical line Quote: "Quote: "The entry into Zen is long and hard.... "
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And apparently boastful.
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Or it could be short and easy ... hahaha
Depends on who you ask and when you ask it .....
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