Thank you
Yes, it was The Wise Heart. I am quite enjoying it.
However, I like reading Buddhist stuff in spurts, switching to other stuff 
every once in awhile.
--- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, Kristy McClain <healthypl...@...> wrote:
>
> *bows* DP,
>  
> I'm not sure which JK book you are reading, but I am guessing it may be, "The 
> Wise Heart"?  I do  a fair amount of reading in buddhist psychology and 
> philosophy.  I am  ignorant of much of the history and such at this point 
> of my own training.
>  
> A couple of books you may want to look through on  the topic are:
>  
> "Psychoanalysis and Buddhism", edited by Jeremy Safran, 2003
>  
> "The Essence of Jung's Psychology: Tibetan Buddhism/ Western and Eastern 
> Paths to the Heart, by Radmila Moacnin, 2003
>  
> "The Myth of Freedom and the Way of Meditation, Chogyam Trungpa, 1976
>  
> On the Mind--
>  
> A very readable book by TNH, "Understanding Our Mind,  2006
>  
> Then again, be mindful that the answers are not in a book...  But they can 
> serve as a foundation in your own training. ... k 
>  
>  
> 
> 
> --- On Sun, 10/3/10, mike brown <uerusub...@...> wrote:
> 
> 
> From: mike brown <uerusub...@...>
> Subject: Re: [Zen] Re: Mind
> To: Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com
> Date: Sunday, October 3, 2010, 5:18 AM
> 
> 
>   
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> DP,
>  
> Try to put your mind in that place just before a word is spoken or a thought 
> arises. That place is empty of the web of concepts we tend to put over the 
> things we see and experience. In Japanese it is 'mu-shin' or 'no-mind'.
>  
> Mike
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> From: DP <wookielife...@...>
> To: Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com
> Sent: Sun, 3 October, 2010 11:35:09
> Subject: [Zen] Re: Mind
> 
>   
> 
> 
> I've been reading a book about buddhist psychology by Jack Kornfield, and he 
> talks about mind or consciousness being just what we apprehend, pure 
> experience, not even based on memory. Does that make any sense?
> 
> What can I read about this that will help me out?
> --- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, Jue Miao Jing Ming - 
> 覺妙精明 <chan.jmjm@> wrote:
> >
> > Hi DP,
> > 
> > Science will tell you, there are more neuron firing to the brain from 
> > the stomach then the other way around. Similarly there are more neuron 
> > from the sub conscience, from the heart, from other organs, from the 
> > entire body...
> > 
> > In Chan, wisdom is not from the brain, but from the heart within.
> > 
> > Whether you called it Buddhist mind, or mind, or Christian mind, 
> > everyone of us has gotten only one mind. And to confuse you some more, 
> > Chan does not use the word of "mind", but "heart".
> > 
> > As you see, words are very confusing. Therefore we often say...
> > 
> > "Chan is not to be understood, studied or mastered. Chan is to be 
> > practiced and experienced. And there is only one way to enter the 
> > experience -- to meditate." Not 10 minutes, but at least 45 minutes to 
> > an hour everyday. There is nothing needs to be understood.
> > 
> > There is a saying in the Zen community - sit down, shut up and stop 
> > thinking.
> > 
> > Then the gate opens up.
> > 
> > Bon Voyage,
> > :-)
> > 
> > -- 
> > Be Enlightened In This Life - We ALL Can
> > http://chanjmjm.blogspot.com
> > http://www.heartchan.org
> >
>




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