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Re: 山端 (大道) 法玄 Yamahata (Daidō) Hōgen (1935-)

Post by loves' the unjust » Thu Feb 13, 2020 5:57 am

loves' the unjust wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 6:04 pm
An existence which doesn't wish peace does not exist.

A sword which doesn't wish peace is not a sword.

So and So,,,

Plus

WE call this concentrated (distilled) form of global peace calling as Zen.
Peace with don't know.
gentleness and frustration in different form of coctails is my present psychology

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Re: 山端 (大道) 法玄 Yamahata (Daidō) Hōgen (1935-)

Post by Great Sage EofH » Thu Feb 13, 2020 6:32 am

[james] wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 1:56 pm
What’s this about?
yesterday morning i felt good sitting, just "as is" zazen. I completed 30 minute sessions, still felt fresh and good, sat a while more. Towards the end i noticed there was a diety before me, really it looked like a typical Buddhist painting. I couldn't tell who it was, as I have been studying quite a bit about Avolokitisvara lately, I should have not been so surprised, as I was. I never trained even a moment at such visualizations. But the image was very stable and allowed me to get a good look at. So later in the evening i realized it was Fudo, Fudō Myō-ō - I could tell by the red skin, which i didn't notice at first. No thoughts about this, but glad it wasn't a Hinayana monk i was looking at... check it out https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acala

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“Know from the rivers in clefts and in crevices: those in small channels flow noisily, the great flow silent. Whatever’s not full makes noise. Whatever is full is quiet.” - Gautama Buddha, Nālakasutta

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Re: Richard (Shindo Gensho) Jones

Post by Larry » Thu Feb 13, 2020 8:05 am

[james] wrote:
Thu Feb 13, 2020 3:19 am
How does a thread originally titled Yamahata (Daidō) Hōgen (1935) become one called Richard (Shindo Gensho) Jones?
Such are the mysteries of Zen :D
[james] wrote:
Thu Feb 13, 2020 3:19 am
sorry ass thread
Whatever happened to your gentleness? :D

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Re: 山端 (大道) 法玄 Yamahata (Daidō) Hōgen (1935-)

Post by Larry » Thu Feb 13, 2020 8:12 am

Great Sage EofH wrote:
Thu Feb 13, 2020 6:32 am
glad it wasn't a Hinayana monk i was looking at...
What’s wrong with Hinayana monks? :D

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Re: Richard (Shindo Gensho) Jones

Post by Larry » Thu Feb 13, 2020 8:20 am

Spike wrote:
Thu Feb 13, 2020 3:38 am
No worries!
Liberation! :D

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Re: Richard (Shindo Gensho) Jones

Post by [james] » Thu Feb 13, 2020 7:46 pm

Larry wrote:
Thu Feb 13, 2020 8:05 am
Whatever happened to your gentleness? :D
Enver has it. I traded with him for the frustration.

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Re: Richard (Shindo Gensho) Jones

Post by loves' the unjust » Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:33 pm

I just arrive the waterfall. Will take a rest at this night to still my mind. Tomorrow will be looking for the footprints.

Ten bulls Pic 1 This is exactly @ where i am
gentleness and frustration in different form of coctails is my present psychology

Thank you, dad.

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Re: Richard (Shindo Gensho) Jones

Post by Great Sage EofH » Fri Feb 14, 2020 12:21 am

loves' the unjust wrote:
Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:33 pm
I just arrive the waterfall. Will take a rest at this night to still my mind. Tomorrow will be looking for the footprints.

Ten bulls Pic 1 This is exactly @ where i am
I've got a rope on the bull, sometimes I drag him around, sometimes he drags me around
“Know from the rivers in clefts and in crevices: those in small channels flow noisily, the great flow silent. Whatever’s not full makes noise. Whatever is full is quiet.” - Gautama Buddha, Nālakasutta

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Re: 山端 (大道) 法玄 Yamahata (Daidō) Hōgen (1935-)

Post by Great Sage EofH » Fri Feb 14, 2020 12:24 am

Larry wrote:
Thu Feb 13, 2020 8:12 am
Great Sage EofH wrote:
Thu Feb 13, 2020 6:32 am
glad it wasn't a Hinayana monk i was looking at...
What’s wrong with Hinayana monks? :D
Nothing is "wrong" with a hinayana monk, but it would surely be a waste of an otherwise perfectly good visualization. Some of my favorite Buddhist stories are about hinayana monks (the suttas)

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“Know from the rivers in clefts and in crevices: those in small channels flow noisily, the great flow silent. Whatever’s not full makes noise. Whatever is full is quiet.” - Gautama Buddha, Nālakasutta

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Re: Richard (Shindo Gensho) Jones

Post by loves' the unjust » Fri Feb 14, 2020 10:24 am

Great Sage EofH wrote:
Fri Feb 14, 2020 12:21 am
loves' the unjust wrote:
Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:33 pm
I just arrive the waterfall. Will take a rest at this night to still my mind. Tomorrow will be looking for the footprints.

Ten bulls Pic 1 This is exactly @ where i am
I've got a rope on the bull, sometimes I drag him around, sometimes he drags me around
Nice to hear. It would be good to know where everyone is on his journey, according to the ten bulls.

In my conditions, i live in a explosive family.
Have a very grumpy and difficult father.We continiously argue in almost everything.My life is that composed of smoking and watching tv.I smoke he said why are you smoking.I watch tv he said why are you watching tv.I can't tolerate the turkish tv media.they contain all the harmful and damaging materials as in a cigar has.As far as i know a cigar has more than 4000 harmful material in it.same as in the turkish media.

Good news is that i don't watch any turkish channels.And I'm about to quit smoking.

Don't know why i'm telling these but if your conditions are ok, or have enough peaceful, quiet, tranquil, calm and serene time, everyday is a good day to practice.

I think devotion is needed in both our cases.

Strong practice, as whatever the conditions are (as Joe use to say)

10x
gentleness and frustration in different form of coctails is my present psychology

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Re: Richard (Shindo Gensho) Jones

Post by Spike » Fri Feb 14, 2020 11:04 am

loves' the unjust wrote:
Fri Feb 14, 2020 10:24 am
Great Sage EofH wrote:
Fri Feb 14, 2020 12:21 am
loves' the unjust wrote:
Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:33 pm
I just arrive the waterfall. Will take a rest at this night to still my mind. Tomorrow will be looking for the footprints.

Ten bulls Pic 1 This is exactly @ where i am
I've got a rope on the bull, sometimes I drag him around, sometimes he drags me around
Nice to hear. It would be good to know where everyone is on his journey, according to the ten bulls.
So then a thread like "10 bulls" is created.
loves' the unjust wrote: In my conditions, i live in a explosive family.
Have a very grumpy and difficult father.We continiously argue in almost everything.My life is that composed of smoking and watching tv.I smoke he said why are you smoking.I watch tv he said why are you watching tv.I can't tolerate the turkish tv media.they contain all the harmful and damaging materials as in a cigar has.As far as i know a cigar has more than 4000 harmful material in it.same as in the turkish media.

Good news is that i don't watch any turkish channels.And I'm about to quit smoking.

Don't know why i'm telling these but if your conditions are ok, or have enough peaceful, quiet, tranquil, calm and serene time, everyday is a good day to practice.

I think devotion is needed in both our cases.
So then a thread like "Excuses to never practice" is created.

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Re: Richard (Shindo Gensho) Jones

Post by loves' the unjust » Fri Feb 14, 2020 1:31 pm

Spike wrote:
Fri Feb 14, 2020 11:04 am
loves' the unjust wrote:
Fri Feb 14, 2020 10:24 am
Great Sage EofH wrote:
Fri Feb 14, 2020 12:21 am
loves' the unjust wrote:
Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:33 pm
I just arrive the waterfall. Will take a rest at this night to still my mind. Tomorrow will be looking for the footprints.

Ten bulls Pic 1 This is exactly @ where i am
I've got a rope on the bull, sometimes I drag him around, sometimes he drags me around
Nice to hear. It would be good to know where everyone is on his journey, according to the ten bulls.
So then a thread like "10 bulls" is created.
ok.the topic is created
gentleness and frustration in different form of coctails is my present psychology

Thank you, dad.

onefrogj@yahoo.com

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Re: Richard (Shindo Gensho) Jones

Post by Larry » Fri Feb 14, 2020 5:19 pm

loves' the unjust wrote:
Fri Feb 14, 2020 10:24 am
In my conditions, i live in a explosive family.
Have a very grumpy and difficult father.We continiously argue in almost everything.My life is that composed of smoking and watching tv.I smoke he said why are you smoking.I watch tv he said why are you watching tv.I can't tolerate the turkish tv media.they contain all the harmful and damaging materials as in a cigar has.As far as i know a cigar has more than 4000 harmful material in it.same as in the turkish media.

Good news is that i don't watch any turkish channels.And I'm about to quit smoking.

Don't know why i'm telling these but if your conditions are ok, or have enough peaceful, quiet, tranquil, calm and serene time, everyday is a good day to practice.
Sorry to hear that Enver.

I’ve found in tough periods in my life that I wouldn’t have survived if I hadn’t practiced.

The shit is giving you a wake up call. Literally!

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Re: Richard (Shindo Gensho) Jones

Post by loves' the unjust » Fri Feb 14, 2020 6:20 pm

Larry wrote:
Fri Feb 14, 2020 5:19 pm
I’ve found in tough periods in my life that I wouldn’t have survived if I hadn’t practiced.
I see.have you heard my Following White Method?
I don't remember how many times it saved my life as it still continuously.

viewtopic.php?f=14&t=520&start=40
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Re: Richard (Shindo Gensho) Jones

Post by Larry » Fri Feb 14, 2020 6:33 pm

Of course I’ve heard of your Following White Method. But as this is a Zen forum my mention of practice refers to Zen practice.

Hope that’s an adequate combination of gentleness and frustration :D

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Re: Richard (Shindo Gensho) Jones

Post by loves' the unjust » Fri Feb 14, 2020 7:28 pm

yea this zen practice.

This is still a zen forum.isn't it?
gentleness and frustration in different form of coctails is my present psychology

Thank you, dad.

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