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→→→→ vertical line TOPIC: MIND LIKE A MIRROR
vertical line Posted on Nov.11.2013 @ 02:36PM EDT by football

Mind is like a mirror.Or Mind should be like a mirror.

What do you understand from this?


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Reply from leoj99
Nov.11.2013
02:44PM EDT 
vertical line Mirror of what?...LOL
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Reply from Woodsman
Nov.11.2013
04:01PM EDT 
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vertical line body like a bodhi tree
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Reply from leoj99
Nov.11.2013
04:13PM EDT 
vertical line So what is suppose to do or to mean if the body is a bodhi tree...LOL
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Reply from leoj99
Nov.11.2013
04:14PM EDT 
vertical line or like a bodhi tree.. you have an image of your body as a bodhi tree... LOL
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Reply from Avisitor
Nov.11.2013
04:54PM EDT 
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vertical line If your concentration during meditation or Zazen is very good then
Your awareness will be clear and reflect what is in front of it
If there is nothing to obscure your mind then you will see your very nature
No mirror, no dust, perfect vision
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Reply from leoj99
Nov.11.2013
05:51PM EDT 
vertical line Quote: "If your concentration during meditation or Zazen is very good then
Your awareness will be clear and reflect what is in front of it
If there is nothing to obscure your mind then you will see your very nature
No mirror, no dust, perfect vision
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What do  you see....??? ... LOL..
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Reply from so_teh
Nov.11.2013
11:19PM EDT 
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vertical line Not a single letter. NOW MEANS NOW!
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Reply from Avisitor
Nov.11.2013
11:40PM EDT 
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vertical line Quote: "Quote: "If your concentration during meditation or Zazen is very good then
Your awareness will be clear and reflect what is in front of it
If there is nothing to obscure your mind then you will see your very nature
No mirror, no dust, perfect vision
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What do  you see....??? ... LOL..
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See for yourself!!!
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Reply from leoj99
Nov.12.2013
04:02AM EDT 
vertical line I don't say I see .. so what can I see...LOL..
You said you are seeing something so why not tell us what  you see...LOL
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Reply from football
Nov.12.2013
04:33AM EDT 
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vertical line ok.The problem is mine.I have return to my practice.respects
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Reply from football
Nov.12.2013
06:09AM EDT 
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vertical line If there would be no sunlight there will be no life.
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Reply from football
Nov.12.2013
07:25AM EDT 
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NoStress

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Reply from football
Nov.12.2013
07:26AM EDT 
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Quote: "ok.The problem is mine.I have return to my practice.respects"
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At least I'm in parallel.

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Reply from football
Nov.12.2013
09:10AM EDT 
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vertical line My mother says 'eat less'.What does she mean?
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Nov.12.2013
09:25AM EDT 
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vertical line Quote: "I don't say I see .. so what can I see...LOL..
You said you are seeing something so why not tell us what  you see...LOL


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Why are you so lazy??
Do the work and get the reward.
Stop being a lazy kid about this!!!
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Reply from cinchona
Dec.01.2013
07:02AM EDT 
vertical line if the mind is like a mirror i am wondering where do i sit.
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Reply from football
Dec.01.2013
09:41AM EDT 
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welcome friend, ./\.

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Reply from justin
Dec.09.2013
12:37PM EDT 
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vertical line When people talk with me they really only see what want to see, they see a reflection of their thoughts, their reality. In this way mind is a mirror, I am dropping more of myself which is not, everyday. There is rapidly becoming not enough of me to attach to
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Reply from so_teh
Dec.11.2013
08:12PM EDT 
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vertical line Mind has lost its original meaning. Zen will get you back to your original mind.
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Reply from Riverstone
Dec.19.2013
04:43PM EDT 
vertical line An exact unblemished reflection of all, exist in a spacious mind. The thoughts produced by a frame of reference or storyline of the self, mar the perfect reflection with observations. Yet the observation of these blemishes leads one to the ground of being one has chosen, so that then the blemish becomes the seed for awareness clear and without occlusion.
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Reply from *CSEe*
Dec.23.2013
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vertical line Mind is a mirror..............
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Reply from Phil Space
Apr.30.2014
07:07AM EDT 
vertical line Belief is a disease of the intellect, expanded frontal-lobe-wise. 
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Reply from Phil Space
Apr.30.2014
06:16PM EDT 
vertical line Myrkur
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Reply from Phil Space
May.01.2014
11:11AM EDT 
vertical line One word, two syllables:  sounds like the whole thing ...
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Reply from so_teh
May.02.2014
11:38PM EDT 
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vertical line Quote: "if the mind is like a mirror i am wondering where do i sit."
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sit becomes so _ te earns an H for number of letters required. but who relys on words and letters in the empty field?
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Reply from Phil Space
May.03.2014
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Reply from Phil Space
Jul.27.2014
05:22PM EDT 
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Reply from ---T e
Jul.27.2014
06:00PM EDT 
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so_teh words:

So, I have a bookshelf dedicated solely to meditation. I just counted my books and the number came to 54. Now, I have, on top of the bookshelf, a book called "stars" a golden guide. And I bookmarked it to page 17 and that page is information on the Sun. Now, I look on the bridge of my glasses and the two numbers are 54-17. Talk about Vision, eh? You get what I'm laying down for you? The eye of the beholder to say the least.

Wake up
Take a walk

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Reply from so_teh
Jul.27.2014
06:35PM EDT 
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vertical line In actual experience whatever I say in words is meaningless moments later because of changes. So, my words, don't believe them, as of ever. Even if they sound meaningful, discard them. "I'm all talk," said the forum. Either way, this is the end of time.
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Reply from so_teh
Jul.27.2014
06:45PM EDT 
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vertical line What now!?

Changes upon changes upon changes... one river of flowing, flowing. Nonstop, until it stops. Then flowing again. Streaming and streaming and streaming. A real streamer.
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Reply from so_teh
Jul.27.2014
06:47PM EDT 
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vertical line The Great Uselessness of our time.
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Jul.27.2014
07:03PM EDT 
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Quote: "In actual experience whatever I say in words is meaningless moments later because of changes. So, my words, don't believe them, as of ever. Even if they sound meaningful, discard them. "I'm all talk," said the forum. Either way, this is the end of time. "
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for this or in general?

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Reply from so_teh
Jul.27.2014
07:14PM EDT 
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vertical line I don't know ---T e. What do you think? In general, this forum isn't dealing much with it's intended purpose, Zen. But it's good to have like-minded's to talk to. So, at the end of the day, the choice is yours, especially yours! ;)
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Reply from so_teh
Jul.27.2014
07:21PM EDT 
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vertical line Gratitude. That's all. Gratitude for everything.
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Reply from Phil Space
Jul.27.2014
08:12PM EDT 
vertical line So if I understand correctly what you're saying, the universe is as it should be but this forum ain't dealing much with its intended [zen] purpose? Is it because the forum is as it should be? Or is it because your world and/or the forum is in conflict with the universe? Or is it simply that Zen is nothing, which destroys the basis for everything, including the forum and your dogma?
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Reply from so_teh
Jul.27.2014
08:47PM EDT 
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vertical line Whatever Dharma I come from is the Dharma I Am. My thoughts are based on my realization. So, it's a wonder they have no structure. In advanced, I am sympathetic empathetic? for myself. I understand where Joe Chip was coming from. Keeping a simple motive in words. My attitude toward life changed, unconditionally. Meditation or Zen transformed my view. And the way I feel is me. So, It's what it is.
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Reply from Phil Space
Jul.27.2014
09:05PM EDT 
vertical line Perhaps blind chance was transformed into fate, and fate into Providence so that whatever seems to occur randomly is seen to have been forever ordained.

Maybe Providence governs the forum. Maybe Providence has ordered that the universal government move westward as a warning that the end of time is nigh.

I don't know.

Good night.

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Reply from Avisitor
Jul.29.2014
09:55AM EDT 
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vertical line One makes one world by the choice one one makes, Karma
This is known as Karma.
This present moment has Karma
One's intentions are Karma
One's actions are intentions showing Karma

Bad Karma .. regret, lost chances, death
Good Karma .. contentment, fulfilment, happiness, life
It comes from motivation.
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Reply from Phil Space
Jul.29.2014
12:17PM EDT 
vertical line If the immutable law of karma led you here, what use is karma?
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