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→→→→ vertical line TOPIC: MEDITATION
vertical line Posted on Sep.12.2013 @ 02:53PM EDT by football
Meditation is health.Relaxing is health.
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Reply from so_teh
Sep.12.2013
04:51PM EDT 
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vertical line It is!
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Reply from leoj99
Sep.13.2013
12:27AM EDT 
vertical line Is that the only purpose of meditation or zazen?
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Reply from so_teh
Sep.13.2013
05:26PM EDT 
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vertical line Whether you sit for two minutes or two hours it remains just sitting. The purpose is just to do it for no other reason but to sit. That's all.
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Reply from football
Sep.14.2013
05:25AM EDT 
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vertical line To be truly yourself is an art.
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Reply from Avisitor
Sep.14.2013
11:35AM EDT 
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vertical line Quote: "Is that the only purpose of meditation or zazen?

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No, meditation can be used for multiple applications.
Calm nerves, calm mind, mindfulness, body awareness, reduction of sensitivity to heat or cold
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Reply from leoj99
Sep.14.2013
02:43PM EDT 
vertical line Quote: "Whether you sit for two minutes or two hours it remains just sitting. The purpose is just to do it for no other reason but to sit. That's all."
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You mean  you sit zazen for good grooming? You sit zazen  so you look good?
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Reply from leoj99
Sep.14.2013
02:45PM EDT 
vertical line Quote: "Quote: "Is that the only purpose of meditation or zazen?

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No, meditation can be used for multiple applications.
Calm nerves, calm mind, mindfulness, body awareness, reduction of sensitivity to heat or cold
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It seems what  you are saying is that what kung fu people get from meditation.
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Reply from leoj99
Sep.14.2013
02:46PM EDT 
vertical line Not Zen practitioners. But they call themselves  Zen practitioners...LOL
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Reply from so_teh
Sep.14.2013
06:03PM EDT 
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vertical line If you work, do your work. If you don't work, do your job.
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Reply from leoj99
Sep.14.2013
08:09PM EDT 
vertical line What work are you talking about? LOL
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Sep.14.2013
09:58PM EDT 
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vertical line Quote: "Quote: "Quote: "Is that the only purpose of meditation or zazen?

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No, meditation can be used for multiple applications.
Calm nerves, calm mind, mindfulness, body awareness, reduction of sensitivity to heat or cold
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It seems what  you are saying is that what kung fu people get from meditation.
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No, one can practice kung fu and meditate.
They do it for different reasons than a Zen practitioner.
As I said for a multiple of reasons or purposes.

Zazen is used to bring about clarity and then cultivate that clarity into daily life.
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Sep.15.2013
04:34PM EDT 
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vertical line Quote: "What work are you talking about? LOL

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I'm not looking for love nor abstaining from love.
I'm not looking for work nor abstaining from work.
I'm not looking to join (anything) nor abstaining from joining.
I'm not looking to explore nor abstaining from exploring.
I'm not looking for truth nor abstaining from truth.
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Reply from leoj99
Sep.15.2013
05:47PM EDT 
vertical line I think you just can't make up your mind what to do...LOL
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Reply from so_teh
Sep.15.2013
07:13PM EDT 
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vertical line What to do. What to do.

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Reply from *CSEe*
Sep.16.2013
08:29AM EDT 
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In knowledge perhaps is commom sense to believe that meditation is great for health / spritual awakening etc ...in my current understanding , there are countless method , countless way into self realization and meditation perhaps is one of the trillions .

Thks CSEe

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Reply from so_teh
Sep.18.2013
02:53AM EDT 
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vertical line No prayer/No nothing - Mu
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