Thank you, Bill, for the most enlightened word. Now I stopped believing the Newton's first law of action and reaction. I am going to ram onto a wall.
Anthony --- On Thu, 13/1/11, 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, 13 January, 2011, 7:05 PM Science is a belief system...Bill! --- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, Jue Miao Jing Ming - è¦ºå¦™ç²¾æ˜Ž <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> > > > > >