--- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, Maria Lopez <flordel...@...> wrote:
> Not sure if I have fully understood your questioning: Do you mean
that I have an elevated ego image about myself or do you mean that I'm
an arrogant after all or do you mean that I look others below me? What
is that that you're trying to tell me?
Mayka, just sit, and everything will fall into place quite naturally.
> There is no deny of being often under myself ego spell.
Mayka, not to worry, it's the human condition.
However, there's is an East Asian saying: "The nail that sticks out gets
(This action/reaction applies to ALL relations, both at the personal and
at the group level.)
> But so you are and everyone else is.
And, do our egos coming out to play excite your chi? ;-)
> I tell you a trick of the ego: when I'm under its spell domination
then I become defencive, reactive....Were you under ego spell at the
same time of writing this posting? And this last is a question coming
from my own ego.
Your ego is not a problem - athough it does subject my ego to an
irrestible urge to tickle you!
> PS: Till you won't sit down and experience buddha nature, you will
not have a way of knowing when is the ego that takes place in people
posting and when is the buddha nature.
Mayka, nothing matters: If you believe what you believe, who cares? If I
believe what I believe, who cares?
Relax, let your hair down and let's just have fun in the here and now!