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by Enver M.
Sun Mar 24, 2019 1:13 am
Forum: Artwork by Forum Members
Topic: Haiku thread
Replies: 56
Views: 2538

Re: Haiku thread

Friends, I'm leaving the forum and taking a break.
My first priority will be to take zen practice in whole day time.if i succeed in that, i may return and let you know.

so best wishes everyone

btw if joe returns please say my best wishes to him too,

rgrds,
by Enver M.
Sat Mar 23, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Artwork by Forum Members
Topic: Haiku thread
Replies: 56
Views: 2538

Re: Haiku thread

Kanji was talking about the heart of zen.i've answered her.Freedom is a magical word.that's enough for me.
by Enver M.
Sat Mar 23, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: Artwork by Forum Members
Topic: Haiku thread
Replies: 56
Views: 2538

Re: Haiku thread

You've remind me those days i begin to read and learn about zen.You've better read about zen some.Old zen classicals would be fine. My younger days passed in a sense of freedom. So that feeling i had meet with zen.Now looking for those happy days.trying to find that sense of freedom which i've lost ...
by Enver M.
Sat Mar 23, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: Artwork by Forum Members
Topic: Haiku thread
Replies: 56
Views: 2538

Re: Haiku thread

Let's talk about Zen.
by Enver M.
Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Artwork by Forum Members
Topic: Haiku thread
Replies: 56
Views: 2538

Re: Haiku thread

Kanji wrote:
Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:30 am
Let it all go
Like leaves
In the wind
I don't understand anything from this haiku.
by Enver M.
Thu Mar 21, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: Beginners Space
Topic: SHORT term/LONG term plan
Replies: 4
Views: 52

Re: SHORT term/LONG term plan

danke
by Enver M.
Thu Mar 21, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Beginners Space
Topic: SHORT term/LONG term plan
Replies: 4
Views: 52

SHORT term/LONG term plan

My Short term plan is: coverage area 2-3 years Family (full coverage of family affairs) Health (gaining health) Meditation (learn and practice in whole daytime) And Long term plan is= from 2-3 years to 20-30 years Money (for minimum life standard) Pleasure (only gained from practicing zen) Philosoph...
by Enver M.
Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Beginners Space
Topic: Calming the Mind
Replies: 22
Views: 233

Re: Calming the Mind

Friends lets give up the empty talk What is it like to calming the mind? all in its way . . . no future worries . . . not looking for any meaning . . . any opinion? Not realistic. but it is reality. Indeed, that would be a calm mind to eliminate worries, the search for meaning, etc, but to calmly d...
by Enver M.
Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Music
Replies: 402
Views: 13044

Re: Music

by Enver M.
Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: Beginners Space
Topic: Calming the Mind
Replies: 22
Views: 233

Re: Calming the Mind

Friends lets give up the empty talk What is it like to calming the mind? For me, it is not to . . . have anything to take care for What about your parents?! Enver: you are a world class caretaker. No doubt your parents are alive as a direct result of your calm mind/actions in daily life. They are v...
by Enver M.
Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Beginners Space
Topic: Calming the Mind
Replies: 22
Views: 233

Calming the Mind

Friends lets give up the empty talk What is it like to calming the mind? For me, it is not to force -anything leaving all to the flow to see what life brings or what life shows no (spending) extra energy not to worry about anything nor to have anything to take care for all in its way living life thi...
by Enver M.
Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: Zen Buddhism
Topic: Who are you?
Replies: 23
Views: 297

Re: Who are you?

Mason wrote:
Tue Mar 19, 2019 1:45 am
Mason asks Enver, what is Buddha?
I can't make the two word come together and talk how could you want me to make a buddha definition?
by Enver M.
Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Zen Tradition and Innovation
Topic: Mindfulness Meditation
Replies: 48
Views: 1820

Re: Mindfulness Meditation

avisitor wrote: Someday I hope to find a good center to practice with a sangha and teacher.
But, plans often get derailed.
Your plan is a good plan.
by Enver M.
Mon Mar 18, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Zen Tradition and Innovation
Topic: Mindfulness Meditation
Replies: 48
Views: 1820

Re: Mindfulness Meditation

Great Sage EofH wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 4:34 pm
"don't just do something, sit there"
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by Enver M.
Mon Mar 18, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Zen Buddhism
Topic: Who are you?
Replies: 23
Views: 297

Re: Who are you?

Great Sage EofH wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 4:37 pm
I'm a disembodied spirit, trapped in a crypt, looking for the light
and i won't quit until i find it (pathetic classic rock sound track goes here)
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by Enver M.
Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Where is Joe?
Replies: 57
Views: 919

Re: Where is Joe?

desert_woodworker wrote:
Fri Mar 15, 2019 1:11 am
hiya, Fuki, et al.,

Thanks!

Broken bone healing; Big toe of the right foot! Painful som-ma-b ("son of a bitch"). But we've all had worse.

Luckily, it was not big toe of the wrong foot!

Blessings!, All of y'all,

Tnx, Marcel,

--Joe
Blessings,

Can't hear you lately.

Okay, now?
by Enver M.
Sun Mar 17, 2019 5:35 am
Forum: Zen Tradition and Innovation
Topic: Training and Practice
Replies: 27
Views: 874

Re: Training and Practice

I guess your/our mind turns into a key which unlocks you if only when it is free.
by Enver M.
Sat Mar 16, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: Zen Tradition and Innovation
Topic: Training and Practice
Replies: 27
Views: 874

Re: Training and Practice

Every word is like a bullet.yet the game is for peace.

rgds,
by Enver M.
Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Zen Tradition and Innovation
Topic: Training and Practice
Replies: 27
Views: 874

Re: Training and Practice

Thanks Nothing. There is a lock and key relation between buddhism and zen. No lock and key relationship Okay, no problem. I told you why I believe there is no lock and key relation. Don't give up so easily. Tell me why you believe there is a lock and key relation??? First of all, friend you can't wa...
by Enver M.
Sat Mar 16, 2019 7:00 am
Forum: Zen Tradition and Innovation
Topic: Training and Practice
Replies: 27
Views: 874

Re: Training and Practice

avisitor wrote:
Sat Mar 16, 2019 3:37 am
Enver M. wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:54 pm
There is a lock and key relation between buddhism and zen.
No lock and key relationship
Okay, no problem.