Yes, much more . . . it is like Zen Buddhism or Kabbalist or what have you . . 
. really goofy on the outside with the commercialization that others were 
talking about . . . but about being in the world but not of the world, which 
gets you, well everything?

Freedom


best wishes

Kirk

--- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, Chris Austin-Lane <ch...@...> wrote:
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> So people are saying that there is more to the Sufi way than the Rumi quote
> calendars at the health food store or the Martian whirling dervishes in Kim
> Stanley Robinson's books?
> 
> OK, I am listening.
> 
> On Sep 14, 2010 7:10 PM, <billsm...@...> wrote:
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>  Chris and Artie,
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> I assume from the context the Sufi use of the term ‘beloved’ is equivalent
> to the Zen Buddhist term ‘Buddha Nature’.
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> What are your thoughts?   …Bill!
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> 
> 
> *From:* Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com [mailto:zen_fo...@yahoogroups.com] *On
> Behalf Of *roloro1557
> *Sent:* Wednesday, September 15, 2010 7:56 AM
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> To: Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com
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> Subject: Re: [Zen] Rumi -- Jewels of Remembrance
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> Chris-
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> --- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, novelidea8@ wrote:
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> > What is the beloved to you?
> 
> To me "th...
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