[Zen] Re: What's after Satori you can do without being bored

2008-09-20 Thread Bill Smart
: What's after Satori you can do without being bored To: Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com Date: Saturday, 20 September, 2008, 9:15 AM Anthony, I forgot to address the 'boring' issue you raised... You wrote: One of the reasons why zen fails to attract ordinary people is that after

Re: [Zen] Re: What's after Satori you can do without being bored

2008-09-19 Thread Jue Miao Jing Ming - 覺妙精明
Well put, SimiNotes, since words do not count, neither are the following.. I love it... Our school teaches everyone to cultivate the chi and the chakras. In Chinese, there is no word for mind. We have either heart or brain. So, it is easy for us to say, let go of the brain and let the

[Zen] Re: What's after Satori you can do without being bored

2008-09-19 Thread Bill Smart
Anthony, My remarks/responses are embedded below: --- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, Anthony Wu [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The koan you quoted, show me your face before your mother was born should read, show me your face before your mother gave birth to you. That is more relevant, as there is

[Zen] Re: What's after Satori you can do without being bored

2008-09-19 Thread Bill Smart
Anthony, I forgot to address the 'boring' issue you raised... You wrote: One of the reasons why zen fails to attract ordinary people is that after satori you just eat when you are hungry, sleep when you are sleepy etc. That seems boring. In Christianity and Islam, you go to heaven to

[Zen] Re: What's after Satori you can do without being bored

2008-09-19 Thread cid830
] wrote: Bill,   Do you mean to say, 'zen does NOT try to convince you...'?   Regards, Anthony --- On Sat, 20/9/08, Bill Smart [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: From: Bill Smart [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [Zen] Re: What's after Satori you can do without being bored To: Zen_Forum