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by Enver M.
Sun Jan 20, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: Beginners Space
Topic: Being Healthy
Replies: 0
Views: 9

Being Healthy

:113:

Whatever your practice firstly you have to be healthy.Any things you do in this concept?

what kind of things you do for being healthy? or healthy lifestyle?
by Enver M.
Sun Jan 20, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Artwork by Forum Members
Topic: New Site Logo
Replies: 19
Views: 169

Re: New Site Logo

:waving:
by Enver M.
Sun Jan 20, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: Rinzai
Topic: Narrow vs. broad focus
Replies: 6
Views: 104

Re: Narrow vs. broad focus

Peace and stability, :namaste:
by Enver M.
Sun Jan 20, 2019 8:34 am
Forum: Rinzai
Topic: Narrow vs. broad focus
Replies: 6
Views: 104

Re: Narrow vs. broad focus

I think the broad focus is buddha and the narrow focus is buddhahood. Ultimately, no distinction between buddha and 'hood, leaf and tree, etc., is there? Form is exactly sunyata, Sunyata exactly form. If you want to make distinction, you can make distinct everything from everything, what is mind for?
by Enver M.
Sat Jan 19, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Rinzai
Topic: Narrow vs. broad focus
Replies: 6
Views: 104

Re: Narrow vs. broad focus

I think the broad focus is buddha
and the narrow focus is buddhahood.
by Enver M.
Sat Jan 19, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: Rinzai
Topic: Narrow vs. broad focus
Replies: 6
Views: 104

Re: Narrow vs. broad focus

Be careful!
by Enver M.
Sat Jan 19, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Artwork by Forum Members
Topic: Death Poems
Replies: 6
Views: 103

Re: Death Poems

Kaya wrote:
Sat Jan 19, 2019 4:13 pm
Here lies Malcolm Lowry, late of the Bowery, whose prose was flowery, and often glowery. He lived nightly, drank daily, and died playing the ukulele.
--Malcolm Lowry
very beautiful, like
by Enver M.
Sat Jan 19, 2019 4:58 pm
Forum: Zen Buddhism
Topic: Bodhidharma's Wall
Replies: 19
Views: 217

Re: Bodhidharma's Wall

Keith, did you know the name of the mountain at which the bodhidharma sat facing the wall in china was 'bear ear mountain'? Keith, i had read it some where in the internet some 10 more years ago.Not sure if it was the mountain's name or the cave's name , now. Googling around, it appears that the mo...
by Enver M.
Fri Jan 18, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Announcements, Forum News
Topic: Zen or nonzense
Replies: 34
Views: 358

Re: Zen or nonzense

Dear members; Our masthead says, Zen Space A Zen Buddhist discussion forum. Zen Space is a free community service run by volunteers to provide an online place to discuss Zen Buddhism and to share our collective knowledge and experience. That’s what why I joined; that’s why I volunteered. I get the ...
by Enver M.
Fri Jan 18, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: Zen Buddhism
Topic: Bodhidharma's Wall
Replies: 19
Views: 217

Re: Bodhidharma's Wall

Enver M. wrote: Keith, i had read it some where in the internet some 10 more years ago.Not sure if it was the mountain's name or the cave's name , now.
What does the word shaolin means in english?

shame of me
by Enver M.
Fri Jan 18, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: Zen Buddhism
Topic: Bodhidharma's Wall
Replies: 19
Views: 217

Re: Bodhidharma's Wall

It is as if we are looking something logical (or reasonable).

Whatever is said, you don't have to understand.
IT IS BETTER IF YOU DON'T UNDERSTAND.
Automaticaly (the answer). You don't even aware of the answer.

Your nonsense
by Enver M.
Fri Jan 18, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: Zen Buddhism
Topic: Bodhidharma's Wall
Replies: 19
Views: 217

Re: Bodhidharma's Wall

Is it possible that we still use the mind and not the no-mind while answering the questions? It is said that bodhidharma sat 9 years facing a wall.what does the wall symbolizes here? to me it represents 'non-discrimination'  What is non-discrimination, you mean? It doesn’t symbolize anything. thanks...
by Enver M.
Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: Zen Buddhism
Topic: Bodhidharma's Wall
Replies: 19
Views: 217

Re: Bodhidharma's Wall

Enver M. wrote: Keith, did you know the name of the mountain at which the bodhidharma sat facing the wall in china was 'bear ear mountain'?
Keith, i had read it some where in the internet some 10 more years ago.Not sure if it was the mountain's name or the cave's name , now.
by Enver M.
Fri Jan 18, 2019 8:39 am
Forum: Zen Buddhism
Topic: Bodhidharma's Wall
Replies: 19
Views: 217

Re: Bodhidharma's Wall

It is said that bodhidharma sat 9 years facing a wall.what does the wall symbolizes here? to me it represents 'non-discrimination'  What is non-discrimination, you mean? It doesn’t symbolize anything. thanks, our true nature What is our true nature? I was told by a Tibetan Buddhist practitioner that...
by Enver M.
Thu Jan 17, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Zen Buddhism
Topic: Bodhidharma's Wall
Replies: 19
Views: 217

Re: Bodhidharma's Wall

my humble answer is zen till become fully independent.
by Enver M.
Thu Jan 17, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Zen Buddhism
Topic: Bodhidharma's Wall
Replies: 19
Views: 217

Bodhidharma's Wall

Clyde wants us to talk more about zen.

but my knowledge is qualified only to ask question.

so, I've started a new topic.with a new question.

It is said that bodhidharma sat 9 years facing a wall.what does the wall symbolizes here?

any thoughts?
by Enver M.
Thu Jan 17, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: Announcements, Forum News
Topic: Zen or nonzense
Replies: 34
Views: 358

Re: Zen or nonzense

Well, speaking about zen requires wisdom and knowledge.both are absent at me.

just some thoughts to put(serve) on the table...
by Enver M.
Thu Jan 17, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: Zen Buddhism
Topic: What is "enlightenment"
Replies: 35
Views: 428

Re: What is "enlightenment"

desert_woodworker wrote: What is "enlightenment"
it is the journey of the way
by Enver M.
Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Zen Buddhism
Topic: Is there not a “truth”?
Replies: 44
Views: 1336

Re: Is there not a “truth”?

not-stopping
:namaste: