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→→→→ vertical line TOPIC: THE ZEN TEACHING OF BODHIDHARMA
vertical line Posted on Feb.25.2018 @ 06:25AM EDT by Enver m.
What is zen mind, what is zazen mind?

just pondering on this, and trying to understand..right now.

First i need to understand this.

rest is easy.

supporting ideas would be appreciated.



PACIFYING THE MIND

Bodhidharma sat facing the stone wall. The Second Patriarch of Chinese C'han (Zen),Suika, stood long in the thick snow. Finally, he severed his own arm and presented it to Bodhidharma. He said, "Your student cannot pacify his mind. You, the First Patriarch, please, give me peace of mind!" The First Patriarch replied, "Bring that mind, I will calm it down!" The Second Patriarch said, "I search for it everywhere, but I cannot find it!" Bodhidharma replied, "I have already pacified it for you!"


Mumon's Comments:
That toothless old chap from India proudly travelled ten thousand li over the ocean (to China). This was indeed as if he deliberately raised waves where there was no wave. At last, he got only one disciple, who was maimed by cutting off his own arm. Alas, he was a fool indeed.

The First Patriarch from India taught straight forward,
A series of all the troubles has initiated from him.
The one who disturbed the calm world,
Is Boddhidharma, you indeed!


CASE 41.MUMONKAN BODHIDHARMA'S PEACE OF MIND

I'VE GOT MY ANSWER!



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Feb.25.2018
06:38AM EDT 
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vertical line I WILL ONLY WORK ON THIS THROUGH THIS DAY.
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Feb.25.2018
06:59AM EDT 
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vertical line My comment:
Someone call a squirrel a rabbit.
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Reply from Phil Space
Feb.25.2018
07:12AM EDT 
vertical line Switch off your computer, do zazen and find out.
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Feb.25.2018
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Feb.25.2018
07:31AM EDT 
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vertical line Quote: "My comment:
Someone call a squirrel a rabbit.
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My comment to my comment:
Hoity toity elder sister teaches.
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Reply from Phil Space
Feb.25.2018
07:40AM EDT 
vertical line Your problem, among the many you have showcased here, is that you don't actually appreciate anything.
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Reply from Phil Space
Feb.25.2018
07:41AM EDT 
vertical line Incidentally, I'm done listening to your bullsh!t.
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Reply from Enver m.
Feb.25.2018
07:59AM EDT 
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vertical line sorry, help or leave
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Feb.25.2018
08:21AM EDT 
vertical line Ponder this:  Help yourself AND leave.
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Feb.25.2018
08:30AM EDT 
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Feb.25.2018
08:39AM EDT 
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vertical line There is a saying; There is goodness(charity) in whats coming.
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Reply from Enver m.
Feb.25.2018
11:24AM EDT 
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vertical line what is the moral of the story;

do you have a mind that need to be pacified?
you know which is confused by daily stuff

find out where is your mind first?
Could you, you couldn't, right?

but 'there'
if you insist on there is the zen mind.
there is the gateless gate
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Feb.25.2018
11:36AM EDT 
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vertical line Zen mind: the mind of no mind
Just Lost Your Mind-
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Feb.25.2018
11:38AM EDT 
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vertical line Say yourself ; "I've Lost My Mind!"

that's all
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Feb.25.2018
11:48AM EDT 
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vertical line so_teh, do you see some progress?
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Feb.25.2018
12:04PM EDT 
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vertical line You can combine this with
bodhidharma and the parrot story
you know parrots repeats of what you say
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Feb.25.2018
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Yes
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Feb.25.2018
12:39PM EDT 
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right, by your help;
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Reply from Enver m.
Mar.24.2018
04:32PM EDT 
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vertical line Life is Suffering

The Cause of Suffering is Our Desire

Old age

Sickness

Death

A monk

Rebirth

Meditation

Nirvana
Just pure happiness state



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Reply from Enver m.
Mar.28.2018
03:56AM EDT 
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vertical line Drinking:

Money................................Money(to work to earn more)

Trouble..............................Friends

Health...............................Internet

to be Left Homeless at night.........Tv

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My only enemy is Beer
I need to stay here and now.


Trouble is not only doing fight
meeting with mischief people is enough


These are what i've left behind that all the things which belong to this world.I take off my hands from this world.This is my third decade plan.I'm 40 years old and if i have 20 years or so to live I'll pass my next 20 years in spiritual means.We people, generally speaking are passing our time in running after useless(empty) worldly things.
I'll try to reborn in the other world.and i decide to give up this world.

This is my personal list.

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Reply from Enver m.
Mar.28.2018
12:27PM EDT 
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vertical line When i first stop and look around i was 22.In my second look i was 32.I don't know others but time is moving on decades for me.Life is swallowing us very fast.There is something wrong with this.Time to make a change; for me.
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Reply from Enver m.
Mar.29.2018
02:07PM EDT 
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Mar.30.2018
01:37PM EDT 
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vertical line As soon as i can mentalite or how much if i can do i do mentalite like when it comes i look and do(good) brings the belief(of god) mentalite.or as if it's branch.i'm sorry.
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Reply from Enver m.
Apr.03.2018
05:10AM EDT 
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vertical line honesty

Do you want to be one of the most respected, highly thought of people among your social sphere and even your geography? Follow the example of the man thought of by many as the greatest American who ever lived. Honesty should be the bedrock of your foundation, as it will define who you are before you even allow others to know more about you.

And why not pass along Lincoln’s own words on the topic:

“Resolve to be honest at all events; and if, in your own judgment, you cannot be an honest lawyer, resolve to be honest without being a lawyer. Choose some other occupation.”
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