DAILY LIFE

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Re: DAILY LIFE

Post by loves' the unjust » Mon Feb 18, 2019 5:14 pm

This is a general question.

Dailylife


Is it Practice?

Is it a dream?

Is it awakening or reality?

Or is it a play ground?
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Re: DAILY LIFE

Post by loves' the unjust » Mon Feb 18, 2019 8:40 pm

my answer; what does it matter
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Re: DAILY LIFE

Post by desert_woodworker » Tue Feb 19, 2019 2:49 pm

Enver,

I think that, with correct practice, it will become more clear.

And then, with very good luck and good conditions, perhaps, it will suddenly become very clear.

This is the uniform experience of Zen Buddhist practitioners who stick with the practice, anyway. Wonderful, but nothing special, though.

(note, I'm not saying what daily-life IS [and won't say]; I'm saying that it can or will become more clear, as one practices)

best!,

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Enver M. wrote:
Mon Feb 18, 2019 5:14 pm
This is a general question.

Dailylife

Is it Practice?

Is it a dream?

Is it awakening or reality?

Or is it a play ground?

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Re: DAILY LIFE

Post by loves' the unjust » Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:26 pm

Dailylife is my practice.
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Re: DAILY LIFE

Post by Spike » Fri Aug 30, 2019 12:32 am

loves' the unjust wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:26 pm
Dailylife is my practice.
Not to be confused with zazen, which is genuine zen practice for most earnest, humble students of the zen buddhist way.

Otherwise it just sounds like the equivalent of bs like Following White.
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Re: DAILY LIFE

Post by [james] » Fri Aug 30, 2019 1:44 am

loves' the unjust wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:26 pm
Dailylife is my practice.
What distinguishes dailylife as a practice from daily life as it is?

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Re: DAILY LIFE

Post by Spike » Fri Aug 30, 2019 2:30 am

[james] wrote:
Fri Aug 30, 2019 1:44 am
loves' the unjust wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:26 pm
Dailylife is my practice.
What distinguishes dailylife as a practice from daily life as it is?
There is no getting around zazen as bedrock "daily life" zen buddhist practice. Daily life as-it-is flows out of and is informed by zen practice, especially for beginners.

If you don't do zazen, don't bring that daily-life-as-practice *stuff* up in here. You are just making excuses for avoiding true practice, i.e., zazen.

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Re: DAILY LIFE

Post by loves' the unjust » Fri Aug 30, 2019 7:02 am

ONE-POINTEDNESS 
OF MIND

that's

DAILY LIFE!
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