Joe,

Dogen did not mention those, but you did.

Thank you...Bill!

--- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, "maitreya003" <joult...@...> wrote:
>
> 
> Bill
> You're right as usual. Dogen didn't mention anything aboout commandments,
> salvation or jihad.
> 
> 
> To sit is the practice arisen from advice, not commanded but like a 
> commandment, thou shalt sit to practice Buddha.  
> 
> Salvation is within the experience of true self. He may not have said sit for 
> salvation, but the "true form of self" does save us from the self we normally 
> identify as.
> 
> Jihad is the war that goes within the minds of those who struggle to sit.
> 
> 
> 
> Joe
> 
> --- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, "Bill!" <BillSmart@> wrote:
> >
> > ED,
> > 
> > You're right as usual.  Dogen didn't mention anything aboout commandments, 
> > salvation or jihad.
> > 
> > ...Bill! 
> > 
> > --- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, "ED" <seacrofter001@> wrote:
> > >
> > > 
> > > Dogen's assertion is simple, clear, inspiring and beautiful to many; but
> > > Jewish, Christian or Muslim religion might not buy into Dogen's schtick.
> > > --ED
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > --- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, "Bill!" <BillSmart@> wrote:
> > > >
> > > I don't often post quotes from others, but I'll make an exception for
> > > this one:
> > > 
> > > 
> > > "Sitting itself is the practice of the Buddha. Sitting itself is
> > > nondoing. It is
> > > nothing but the true form of the self. Apart from sitting, there is
> > > nothing to
> > > seek as the buddhadharma." - Dogen Zenji
> > > 
> > > Any questions?
> > > 
> > > ...Bill!
> > >
> >
>




------------------------------------

Current Book Discussion: any Zen book that you recently have read or are 
reading! Talk about it today!Yahoo! Groups Links

<*> To visit your group on the web, go to:
    http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Zen_Forum/

<*> Your email settings:
    Individual Email | Traditional

<*> To change settings online go to:
    http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Zen_Forum/join
    (Yahoo! ID required)

<*> To change settings via email:
    zen_forum-dig...@yahoogroups.com 
    zen_forum-fullfeatu...@yahoogroups.com

<*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to:
    zen_forum-unsubscr...@yahoogroups.com

<*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to:
    http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/

Reply via email to