I did not coin the word. In my understanding, if I am not mistaken, 
single-minded means concentration, without thinking of anything else except for 
your focus. That is what shikan (=zhiguan) implies.

--- On Wed, 8/12/10, ED <seacrofter...@yahoo.com> wrote:

From: ED <seacrofter...@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [Zen] Zen and the Martial Arts
To: Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com
Date: Wednesday, 8 December, 2010, 7:00 AM


What does 'single-minded' mean?
--- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, Anthony Wu <wu...@...> wrote:
> ED,
> Shikantaza literally denotes an act of single-minded sitting only. It can be 
> accompanied or results in dissolution of self, or complete chaos, depending 
> of how you direct it.
> Anthony

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