"I" really appreciate this lesson. "I" will make a conscious effort
to work on "my" CAAAS starting today! Your wisdom is obvious. "I"
enjoy your participation. Happy New Year!
p.s. I find it hard to not say I. But I will work on that as well!
--- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, "Jue Miao Jing Ming -
è¦ºå¦ç²¾æ" <chan.j...@...> wrote:
> Happy New Year Everyone,
> Some of you may already have made your New Year Resolution. Here
> for your reference --- to be Buddha. :-)
> Let us imagine that one day, you were enlightened. You walked on
> street and tell everyone that you are Buddha and ask them to
> follow you. What do you think will happen? :-)
> To be Buddha is not about enlightenment. Instead, it is more
> many you have helped to liberate from suffering. The more people
> have helped, the bigger the Buddha you shall be. Make sense?
> labeled as merit. Of course enlightenment helps, but that is not
> being Buddha is about.
> "To be Buddha, is to be transmitted with the heart of Buddha. The
> of Buddha composed of nothing other than the heart of every
> Now, if you think this is too hard and you still have many in
> chores to work on, then I would suggest the following:
> Manage your CAAAS - Craving, Anger, Attachment, Arrogance,
> These are in your subconscious. Manage them means more than not
> them out, but also making sure these notions don't even arise. No
> matter how little. Pure harmony in our intentions at every moment
> If you think this is too hard, then try to talk without the word
> and "You". Use only "we". This exercise may convert this forum
> silent one. In that case, I apologize. :-)
> Have fun.
> Happy New Year,
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