Bodhidharma was not bored by 'just this', so he sat facing the wall for nine
years, though a naughty boy pricked his arm with a needle from time to time.
That is why he is the First Patriarch.
--- On Wed, 17/11/10, ED <seacrofter...@yahoo.com> wrote:
From: ED <seacrofter...@yahoo.com>
Subject: [Zen] Re: FW: Amazon book
Date: Wednesday, 17 November, 2010, 5:29 AM
What does Bodhidharma want, dear God, what does Bodhidharma want?
--- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, Anthony Wu <wu...@...> wrote:
> Most of us are deeply bound by karma so that we are bored by 'just this'. I
> believe we can find satisfaction by just sitting down and eventual
> enlightenment, but we are way from that 'goal'. So perhaps Bill can improve
> his way of teaching like guiding children away from their toys.