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by Nothing
Thu Aug 01, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Beginners Space
Topic: Beginner Question
Replies: 16
Views: 385

Re: Beginner Question

fuki wrote:
Thu Aug 01, 2019 5:07 pm
"There is an ecstasy that marks the summit of life, and beyond which life cannot rise. And such is the paradox of living, this ecstasy comes when one is most alive, and it comes as a complete forgetfulness that one is alive" ;)
~Jack London
:cat:
Lovely quote :110:
by Nothing
Sun Jun 30, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: Zen Events
Topic: Upcoming Public Talk: "Growing Old in Zen"
Replies: 11
Views: 599

Re: Upcoming Public Talk: "Growing Old in Zen"

A public lecture with the same theme will be given in London too.

Wednesday, 18 September 2019 at 18:30.
Public Lecture: “Growing (Old) In Zen”. Venue: The Buddhist Society, London, UK. eMail: info@thebuddhistsociety.org
by Nothing
Tue Jun 25, 2019 7:37 am
Forum: Zen Events
Topic: Upcoming Public Talk: "Growing Old in Zen"
Replies: 11
Views: 599

Re: Upcoming Public Talk: "Growing Old in Zen"

Any other events in Munich those days or just this one talk? (cant view any links at the moment, asking for a for a fruend who lives in Munich) Fuki, in addition to Caodemarte's post There are also few Zen groups in Munich: https://beingwithoutself.org/groups/ MUNICH, Germany: zen in münchen. More ...
by Nothing
Sat Jun 22, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: Zen Events
Topic: Upcoming Public Talk: "Growing Old in Zen"
Replies: 11
Views: 599

Upcoming Public Talk: "Growing Old in Zen"

Public Lecture with Jeff Shore Sunday, 11 Aug 2019 15:30. Public Lecture: “Growing Old In Zen”. Venue: Arcisstr. 55, 80799 München, Germany. To register, please contact: Ursula Duch, Tel. 089/8641608 or eMail: UrsulaDuch@aol.com (suggested donation €15). https://beingwithoutself.files.wordpress.com/...
by Nothing
Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: Zen Events
Topic: free online event - embrace change, buddhist wisdom summit
Replies: 3
Views: 303

Re: free online event - embrace change, buddhist wisdom summit

fuki wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:01 pm
Nothing wrote:
Mon Jun 03, 2019 7:04 pm
Thanks for posting Fuki. I've registered.
If you enrolled and participated, was it any good Brother?
I do not know Brother, I was busy those days, watched only half of Guo Gu's talk.
Now the content of the seminar is locked unless you have some kind of membership :)
by Nothing
Sun Jun 16, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Zen Buddhism
Topic: Mumonkan Case 5
Replies: 93
Views: 3368

Re: Mumonkan Case 5

If the scriptures are equivalent to toilet paper and koans are esoteric and ineffable, what kinds of discussion would be appropriate for a Zen forum? ....always wondered about the concern of saying too much about a koan or in some way revealing the "answer." What does this have to do with the actua...
by Nothing
Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: Zen Buddhism
Topic: Slowing Down the Mind Train by Jeff Shore
Replies: 4
Views: 272

Slowing Down the Mind Train by Jeff Shore

In this talk, Jeff Shore will speak on 'Slowing down the mind-train': how Buddhism and Zen actually does this, and why it, in itself, is not enough.
by Nothing
Sun Jun 09, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: JOKES
Replies: 335
Views: 12748

Re: JOKES

clyde wrote:
Sat Jun 08, 2019 3:25 am
“Rage Yoga [reyj yoh-guh] noun: a practice involving stretching, positional exercises and bad humour, with the goal of attaining good health and to become zen as f*ck. ”


:D
https://mikkiyoga.com/yogaandbeer/
by Nothing
Sun Jun 09, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Words of Wisdom
Replies: 135
Views: 8155

Re: Words of Wisdom

Great quote thanks for sharing Fuki, I just saw that there is commentary on the song from Sheng Yen. Yeah I've never read it, might order it to expand my Sheng Yen collection, though I have a habit of ordering books but never reading them, but they may come in service to universal functioning so I ...
by Nothing
Thu Jun 06, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Words of Wisdom
Replies: 135
Views: 8155

Re: Words of Wisdom

fuki wrote:
Sun Jun 02, 2019 3:56 pm
Viktor - From the Shodoka, transliterated (song of freedom, song of enlightenment) :mrgreen:

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:cat:
:)

Great quote thanks for sharing Fuki, I just saw that there is commentary on the song from Sheng Yen.
by Nothing
Thu Jun 06, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: JOKES
Replies: 335
Views: 12748

Re: JOKES

Fuki, that is very pro setting for poker :P :lol: I know, but at least I'm a so called pro at "conduct" or "equanimity" since afterall win and loss is a phantasy the contioned mind adds to perception :hatsoff: Did they ever air "poker after dark" in you area, remember Phil Helmut, the "poker-genius...
by Nothing
Thu Jun 06, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: JOKES
Replies: 335
Views: 12748

Re: JOKES

Actually I just realized if Larry was a part of this conversation "deadwood" would be funny for a whole different reason :lol: Yeah, you are right, now now few wood jokes come to mind , but lets leave that to Larry, it is his territory :) Funny eh how everything is dependable :lol: :cat: download.p...
by Nothing
Thu Jun 06, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: JOKES
Replies: 335
Views: 12748

Re: JOKES

fuki wrote:
Wed Jun 05, 2019 3:06 pm
Nothing wrote:
Tue Jun 04, 2019 9:03 pm
The student has surpassed the master :mrgreen:
:)
Indeed, though this lineage will die out, I'm the last one standing (soon) and will not take prisoners aka students! :lol:
You are a disgrace to the lineage :P
by Nothing
Thu Jun 06, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: JOKES
Replies: 335
Views: 12748

Re: JOKES

Not very large, I think around 15TB when adding all drives together, movies, series, documentaries, sports (like 50 years of formula1, every superbowl ever filmed, nhl, olympics etc) and home videos, there are some hard and impossible to find gems on there too. Especially digitalized from vhs and 8...
by Nothing
Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: JOKES
Replies: 335
Views: 12748

Re: JOKES

Spike wrote:
Tue Jun 04, 2019 9:27 pm
Nothing wrote:
How big is your hard drive for having , keeping so many videos? :o
No doubt menacingly large! :jaw:
You think he might be the phantom menace? :P
by Nothing
Tue Jun 04, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: JOKES
Replies: 335
Views: 12748

Re: JOKES

Viktor, funny synchrothingity, was checking my torrent list, apparently there's a movie out. :cat: screencapture-skytorrents-lol-2019-06-04-08_05_13.jpg downloading and adding it to the collection, for the future dreamer-generation :lol: :D Oh, did not know, quite recent , released just few days ag...
by Nothing
Tue Jun 04, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: JOKES
Replies: 335
Views: 12748

Re: JOKES

I watched the series Deadwood , there he held 4 cards too :) Cool, I have the whole series on a hard drive but never watched an episode. :D I started to play poker when I was a kid 10-11 years old with my cousins. We did not have money , so we were using kidney beans that were used for betting :D S...
by Nothing
Tue Jun 04, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: Zen Buddhism
Topic: Mumonkan Case 5
Replies: 93
Views: 3368

Re: Mumonkan Case 5

Here is a teisho from Zenkei Shibayama on Case 5

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by Nothing
Tue Jun 04, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Zen Buddhism
Topic: Mumonkan Case 5
Replies: 93
Views: 3368

Re: Mumonkan Case 5

Here is how Guo Gu explains “discriminating mind”: “All of the teachings in Chan and buddhadharma expose the truth about delusion, which is fueled by the discursive, discriminating mind. The discriminating mind is not your intelligence—you need that. Nor does it refer to our ability to distinguish ...