For me the issue is not location, it has nothing to do with noise or
hustle-bustle. It has to do with non-superficial interaction with people,
which I guess in and of itself is the issue because that is not the Way.
Thank you for the realization.
"We are here to add what we can to life, not to get what we can from life."
- William Osler
On Wed, Nov 24, 2010 at 7:50 PM, <billsm...@hhs1963.org> wrote:
> There are times that quietude and solitude are helpful in zen practice,
> especially in the beginning. But eventually you have to bring your
> into the 'real world'. Zen is everyday life. You should be able to
> maintain Buddha Mind in the middle of Times Square New York City during
> hour just as well as in a cave in Tibet.