One day a monk paid a visit to Tinh Khong (1091-1170), a Vietnamese Zen master, who was of the tenth generation of Vo Ngon Thong lineage, and asked:
-From old days it was talked about "direct pointing", what does that mean?
the staicase and then the cliff, there was a point where i realised the stairs were not neded and actually for me i found they were impediment, so i jumped. not saying i know anything bt i found fear was my enemy.
and the void with no safety is the only reality safety is an illusion.
i decided to go on i needed to be free from illusionary holds,
i think in truth these things just drop away by themselves when i saw them for what they are
Quote: "No pushy pushy.. easy to believe what others says...LOL.. Be independent and rely on yourself.. What Zen Masters do is push you to be yourself and independent..LOL " .........It always makes me wonder why most people need to be pushed to be themselves. Is it because nature creates false illusions for us? Imagine if no one needed pushing and everyone was enlightened from birth to death