Science is a belief system...Bill!

--- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, Jue Miao Jing Ming - 覺妙精明 
<chan.jmjm@...> wrote:
>
> Hello TMSO,
> 
> I would say both are NOT believe systems.
> 
>  From my limited understanding, Tao is a system, or school well 
> documented.  It primarily focuses on attaining immortality.  I mean with 
> herbs, exercises, etc. etc.
> 
> Chan is just a nick name for the entire universe for thousands of 
> years.  I was curious to its origin many years ago.  I dug here and 
> there and could not find an answer.  Even Wikipedia stated, if I 
> remember correctly, "the original of Chan can not be traced."
> 
> Chan did not have an official teaching order until BodhiDharma showed 
> up.  But my teacher often pointed out how incomplete are some of the 
> Buddhist interpretation.
> 
> Our school is really about direct, really is direct, experience.  That's 
> all.
> 
> Sorry, these are my best answers.  JM
> 
> Be Enlightened In This Life - We ALL Can
> http://chanjmjm.blogspot.com
> http://www.heartchan.org
> 
> 
> On 1/12/2011 2:57 PM, taomtnsage1 wrote:
> >
> > To Jue Miao Jing Ming- Could you please tell me some of the 
> > differences between Tao and Chan. Also, which belief system developed 
> > first. Thanks for your help...taomtnsage1@... 
> > <mailto:help...taomtnsage1%40yahoo.com>
> >
> >
>




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