Re: [Zen] Enlightenment, Self, and the Brain

2010-12-06 Thread Anthony Wu
ED,   Chogyam Trungpa was a playboy. But he did not seem to try to conceal that tendency of his. I like him and appreciate his honesty.   Anthony --- On Mon, 6/12/10, ED seacrofter...@yahoo.com wrote: From: ED seacrofter...@yahoo.com Subject: Re: [Zen] Enlightenment, Self, and the Brain

Re: [Zen] Enlightenment, Self, and the Brain

2010-12-06 Thread Anthony Wu
to Buddha's teachings. He says when a person dies, another entity (maybe a dog or a hungry ghost) was born. The two entities are not different, but are not the same either.   anthony --- On Mon, 6/12/10, ED seacrofter...@yahoo.com wrote: From: ED seacrofter...@yahoo.com Subject: Re: [Zen] Enlightenment

Re: [Zen] Enlightenment, Self, and the Brain

2010-12-06 Thread Rose P
, ChrisAustinLane ch...@austin-lane.net wrote: From: ChrisAustinLane ch...@austin-lane.net Subject: Re: [Zen] Enlightenment, Self, and the Brain To: Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com Cc: Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com Date: Monday, December 6, 2010, 2:48 PM

Re: [Zen] Enlightenment, Self, and the Brain

2010-12-06 Thread ED
Anthony, The question being dealt with is: In Buddhist doctrine, what is the nature of the transmission from one entity to the successor entity. --ED --- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, Anthony Wu wu...@... wrote: ED, Chogyam Trungpa was a playboy. But he did not seem to try to

Re: [Zen] Enlightenment, Self, and the Brain

2010-12-06 Thread Anthony Wu
ED,   I knew. Chogyam Trungpa's answer reflects his personality. The guy is dead. I wonder whether his neurosis has been carried over to his next reincarnate.   Anthony --- On Tue, 7/12/10, ED seacrofter...@yahoo.com wrote: From: ED seacrofter...@yahoo.com Subject: Re: [Zen] Enlightenment

Re: [Zen] Enlightenment, Self, and the Brain

2010-12-05 Thread Rose P
--- On Fri, 12/3/10, ED seacrofter...@yahoo.com wrote: From: ED seacrofter...@yahoo.com Subject: Re: [Zen] Enlightenment, Self, and the Brain To: Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com Date: Friday, December 3, 2010, 6:23 PM   Rose, I have just completed watching all 100

Re: [Zen] Enlightenment, Self, and the Brain

2010-12-05 Thread ED
Rose, I am happy you like the video. I like Mr Murphy's calm and relatively ego-free vibrations; he has obviously engaged in some serious Theravadin meditation practice. I have found the book: Zen-Mind Reflections quite interesting and have learned much from it on the zazen-brain connection,

Re: [Zen] Enlightenment, Self, and the Brain

2010-12-05 Thread ED
Chris, All that matters to me is the pleasure I derive (without choice) from enhancing or imagining that I am enhancing my understanding of the mind-meditation connection. --ED --- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, ChrisAustinLane ch...@... wrote: It is not even particularly good science. I

Re: [Zen] Enlightenment, Self, and the Brain

2010-12-05 Thread Anthony Wu
ED,   You can replace the word 'soul' with 'thought', 'mind' or whatever you think is not, or the opposit of 'matter'.   Anthony --- On Sun, 5/12/10, ED seacrofter...@yahoo.com wrote: From: ED seacrofter...@yahoo.com Subject: Re: [Zen] Enlightenment, Self, and the Brain To: Zen_Forum

Re: [Zen] Enlightenment, Self, and the Brain

2010-12-05 Thread Anthony Wu
: Re: [Zen] Enlightenment, Self, and the Brain To: Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com Cc: Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com Date: Monday, 6 December, 2010, 12:23 AM   It is not even particularly good science. I think it may be a good example of what Mayka

RE: [Zen] Enlightenment, Self, and the Brain

2010-12-05 Thread BillSmart
06, 2010 6:55 AM To: Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com Subject: Re: [Zen] Enlightenment, Self, and the Brain Chris, I don't see any 'religionization'. On the contrary, he tries to use materialism to explain something relating to religion. Or to explain metaphysical events. Anthony --- On Mon, 6/12

Re: [Zen] Enlightenment, Self, and the Brain

2010-12-05 Thread ED
Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche when asked what reincarnates replied, Your neuroses. --- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, Anthony Wu wu...@... wrote: ED, You can replace the word 'soul' with 'thought', 'mind' or whatever you think is not, or the opposit of 'matter'. Anthony

Re: [Zen] Enlightenment, Self, and the Brain

2010-12-05 Thread ED
[Rebirth ] [Question:] How does the mind go from one body to another? [Answer:] Think of it being like radio waves. The radio waves, which are not made up of words and music but energy at different frequencies, are transmitted, travel through space, are attracted to and picked up by

Re: [Zen] Enlightenment, Self, and the Brain

2010-12-05 Thread mike brown
brown uerusub...@yahoo.co.uk wrote: From: mike brown uerusub...@yahoo.co.uk Subject: Re: [Zen] Enlightenment, Self, and the Brain To: Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com Date: Saturday, 4 December, 2010, 12:16 PM   ED, Very interesting video on many different levels - the penny dropped a number of times

RE: [Zen] Enlightenment, Self, and the Brain

2010-12-05 Thread BillSmart
@yahoogroups.com Subject: Re: [Zen] Enlightenment, Self, and the Brain   How does the mind go from one body to another? Think of it being like radio waves. The radio waves, which are not made up of words and music but energy at different frequencies, are transmitted, travel through space, are attracted

Re: [Zen] Enlightenment, Self, and the Brain

2010-12-04 Thread Anthony Wu
--- On Sat, 4/12/10, mike brown uerusub...@yahoo.co.uk wrote: From: mike brown uerusub...@yahoo.co.uk Subject: Re: [Zen] Enlightenment, Self, and the Brain To: Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com Date: Saturday, 4 December, 2010, 12:16 PM   ED,   Very interesting video on many different levels

Re: [Zen] Enlightenment, Self, and the Brain

2010-12-03 Thread ED
Rose, I have just completed watching all 100 minutes of the video. It is phenomenal - I am dumbfounded! I will be re-watching it at least twice again. --ED --- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, Rose P things_r...@... wrote: Thanks v much for the link Ed. I've watched the first couple of

Re: [Zen] Enlightenment, Self, and the Brain

2010-12-03 Thread Anthony Wu
ED,   I would like to hear your conclusion before I watch the video.   Anthony --- On Sat, 4/12/10, ED seacrofter...@yahoo.com wrote: From: ED seacrofter...@yahoo.com Subject: Re: [Zen] Enlightenment, Self, and the Brain To: Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com Date: Saturday, 4 December, 2010, 2:23 AM

Re: [Zen] Enlightenment, Self, and the Brain

2010-12-03 Thread mike brown
ED, Very interesting video on many different levels - the penny dropped a number of times re my own thoughts and experiences. I was surprised he left out the 'long dark night of the soul' in his presentation tho. Thanks, Mike From: ED

RE: [Zen] Enlightenment, Self, and the Brain

2010-12-03 Thread BillSmart
ED, I watched the first 5 minutes. It sounded interesting until he started to get into the physiology aspects. I’ll listen to some more when I have more time next week. EVERYBODY, I’m flying to Seoul, Korea tonight and will be there probably through the end of the year. Are any of you there