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  Phap Hien was a Vietnamese Zen master. He lived in the late 5th century and early the 6th century.
When he was a young monk at the Phap Van Temple he met Vinitaruci (?-594) who was one of the
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→→→→ vertical line TOPIC: ZEN IS JUST EATING
vertical line Posted on Sep.21.2013 @ 03:47AM EDT by leoj99
Zen is just eating, just sleeping, just enjoying your beer. Just listening to music, Just watching a movie.

So where does the four noble truths exists in those activity?...LOL

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Reply from so_teh
Sep.21.2013
03:52AM EDT 
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vertical line When, whatever you say is You. Then, whatever you say is Zen.
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Reply from so_teh
Sep.21.2013
03:55AM EDT 
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vertical line See you tomorrow.
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Reply from leoj99
Sep.21.2013
04:18AM EDT 
vertical line You don't need to follow the 8-fold path either...lol
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Reply from leoj99
Sep.21.2013
05:24AM EDT 
vertical line So what do zen people talking about eternally about Zen in Zen Forums? With all those so many long posts.. Just eating.. just washing the dishes.. just chopping wood... just tilling the garden.. just throwing the garbage..
just brushing your teeth.. just shaving..LOL
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Reply from Avisitor
Sep.21.2013
08:49AM EDT 
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vertical line It isn't "just" anything.
It is living in the present moment to the fullest.
It is not letting your mind scatter and take you away to suffering.
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Reply from leoj99
Sep.21.2013
02:38PM EDT 
vertical line Quote: "It isn't "just" anything.
It is living in the present moment to the fullest.
It is not letting your mind scatter and take you away to suffering.
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Yes it is. It is just sitting... not watching your thoughts rise and falls...LOL
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Reply from leoj99
Sep.21.2013
02:40PM EDT 
vertical line Quote: "Quote: "It isn't "just" anything.
It is living in the present moment to the fullest.
It is not letting your mind scatter and take you away to suffering.
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Yes it is. It is just sitting... not watching your thoughts rise and falls...LOL
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If it isn't just anything so what is it? You want to be good and memorize the four noble truths? and follow the 8-fold path? You want to go to heaven?...lol
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Reply from leoj99
Sep.21.2013
02:42PM EDT 
vertical line You need to have a reward for being good?...LOL
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Reply from leoj99
Sep.21.2013
02:44PM EDT 
vertical line Or maybe in buddhism they want Samadhi... instead of heaven...LOL..
I think that is stupid...lol
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Reply from leoj99
Sep.21.2013
02:52PM EDT 
vertical line People who want to go to heaven thinks they are smart. Or they want samadhi...LOL... even heaven and smadhi are illusions.. so are they really smartf or d.... LOL
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