Al, I'm at Ox Herding Pictures stage 42... Concepts like chi, karma, dharma, buddha nature and bovine bunching pictures are teaching tools - training wheels. Use them if you want to, but don't get too ATTACHED to them.
Just sit...Bill! --- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, "Fitness63" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > From: Bill Smart>Your comments about how people can use Chi are good > examples of the spritualism I reject and classify as maya, but they're > entertaining to think about.> > > You must be aware of your CHI if you meditate regularly. > > This was interesting, from The Anelects of Confucius: > > The [morally] noble man guards himself against three things. When he is > young, his xue-qi has not yet stabilized, so he guards himself against > sexual passion. When he reaches his prime, his xue-qi is not easily subdued, > so he guards himself against combativeness. When he reaches old age, his > xue-qi is already depleted, so he guards himself against acquisitiveness. > > What stage are you at Bill, if you no longer feel your CHI? > > If you want, I will let you feel my CHI. > > Al The Pal > ------------------------------------ Current Book Discussion: any Zen book that you recently have read or are reading! Talk about it today!Yahoo! Groups Links <*> To visit your group on the web, go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Zen_Forum/ <*> Your email settings: Individual Email | Traditional <*> To change settings online go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Zen_Forum/join (Yahoo! ID required) <*> To change settings via email: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] <*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] <*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to: http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/