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→→→→ vertical line TOPIC: BELIEFS ARE GOOD IN RELIGION, IN ZEN BELIEFS ARE NO GOOD
vertical line Posted on Sep.20.2013 @ 03:52AM EDT by leoj99
Beliefs are Good in Religion, In Zen Beliefs are No Good. Why is that?
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Reply from leoj99
Sep.20.2013
03:53AM EDT 
vertical line If you believe life is suffering that is not Zen. If you believe in impermanence that is not Zen either  because any belief is not good or will not work in Zen.
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Reply from so_teh
Sep.20.2013
03:56PM EDT 
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vertical line Whatsoever is left to do, do it!
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Reply from Avisitor
Sep.20.2013
08:09PM EDT 
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vertical line Quote: "If you believe life is suffering that is not Zen. If you believe in impermanence that is not Zen eitherĀ  because any belief is not good or will not work in Zen.

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Why do you believe that beliefs are no good in Zen??

Please go back and read the four noble truths ... start again with beginners mind.
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Reply from leoj99
Sep.20.2013
11:04PM EDT 
vertical line Quote: "Quote: "If you believe life is suffering that is not Zen. If you believe in impermanence that is not Zen either  because any belief is not good or will not work in Zen.

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Why do you believe that beliefs are no good in Zen??

Please go back and read the four noble truths ... start again with beginners mind.
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Because believing is taking as truth what you don't understand. If you believe in the four noble truths you are dead...lol..

I think the four noble truths was created by some dude and you need to believe it... maybe some scholar monks...lol
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Reply from Avisitor
Sep.21.2013
10:48AM EDT 
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I wish you a good life.
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