So is "just this".  k ;)

--- On Thu, 1/13/11, Bill! <billsm...@hhs1963.org> wrote:


From: Bill! <billsm...@hhs1963.org>
Subject: Re: [Zen] Differences Tao/Chan, which older
To: Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com
Date: Thursday, January 13, 2011, 4:05 AM


  



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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