JMJM, I'm not blind to the light - it's just the advertising I don't get. I guess I'm just like the man who writes to Tampax saying that he's been smoking their product for years but still can't play tennis or ride a bike.
Mike ________________________________ From: Jue Miao Jing Ming - 覺妙精明 <chan.j...@gmail.com> To: Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com Sent: Mon, 25 October, 2010 12:55:56 Subject: Re: [Zen] Fwd: "The Gateway to Chan Wisdom" - II No problem, Mike. When one day you experience light, then you can talk about it anyway you prefer. Until then.... :-) Be Enlightened In This Life - We ALL Can http://chanjmjm.blogspot.com http://www.heartchan.org On 10/24/2010 7:58 PM, mike brown wrote: >Sorry to pick on you JMJM, but this one paragraph below illustrates the point >I'm making about the efficacy of applying the scientific method to zen over >the >metaphysical: > >>Pure consciousness is the soul after death. Originally, human bodies were >>luminous. However, they are covered by our consciousness, just >like clouds covering the sunlight. After death, we will end up in an unknown >space according to our consciousness. When we go beyond our >sub-consciousness, we enter the realm of the Eighth Consciousness (Alaya >Consciousness), and then we witness the light of our self- >nature. This light is not outside of us. It is inside. It's the light of life >and wisdom, and the light is full of supernatural >powers. Its powers are tens of times more powerful than that of the human >brain >or any power we know of. Such powers are beyond >imagination.< > >To me that kinda begs the question: will I be able to walk thru walls like a >ninja if I really apply myself? : ) > >Mike > > >