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01/02/2019

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s*

Very nice!
Thank you..
I go to a Zen Master after a week.
I look forward to to go.
I did after and also in my Santmat time Vipassana.
Also retreats..it brings one totaly in the Here and Now in all aspects.
I mean..the hearing smelling..whatever..
But also to the Inner world inner insights in one's feelings emotions etc..
So it is very beneficial.

One has not to believe things from outside.
But to Be in the Inner is a great help and inspiration for Life.

s*

To see the coming and going..is helpfull
One can see the importance and unimportances of things..
So there comes more of relativeness..

Jen

Hi s*,

You say "To see the coming and going..is helpfull".

Yes, life is a mystery and its like we are playing a part in some kind of movie and we get distracted and get caught up in the play and then we come back again into, oh here I am again, the watcher... :)

777

egoistically believes itself to be so important that it demands to survive such a natural and intelligent process as death.

Posted by: Turan | January 11, 2019 at 02:35 AM


Mandala stuff

Here is the very short to live comment on :


"" Creatures, us, planets, stars, galaxies – perhaps even the universe have cycles of birth, life and death – why do we think we are so different? ""

Because you are the Maker

777

Posted by: 777 | January 11, 2019 at 02:55 AM

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Jen

"If your mind is empty, it is always ready for anything, it is open to everything. In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert's mind there are few."

Shunryu Suzuki
 
...........

"Moment after moment, everyone comes out from nothingness. This is the true joy of life."

Zen Mind Beginner's Mind : Shunryu Suzuki

777

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https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCADpu4fv0XEiGjZpTPwFVmQ


I wonder and doubt
that those visitors were 100%
honest
but perhaps they revealed hat they are "after". our 3rd EYE & Crown DNA system
for advancing

777

some can not think out of the box
let alone stop thoughts and do the real thing

777

@Osho wrote
""later with Swami Divyanand (kirpal successor) who used to sit me
in meditation from morning to evening. I wanted to get to sach khand above all else.

It wasn't will a lot later that I awoke to the truth that there cannot be regions and it is all a mind-play

Posted by: Osho Robbins | January 10, 2019 at 12:27 AM""

WRONG
and great underestimation of the powers of the mind
Your cup of tea is a construct of your mind
Your body too
Your friends too

So is Sach Khand

but u have big amnesia and atrophy
but less then the owner of this blog
in him it's total
thoroughly fixed during decennia

777

Arjuna

@ 777 - hello and hope you are well.

I am afraid Osho was talking nonsense in lecturing me about reality. But I let it go as he appears to be on the fence.

All the best

Jen

Hello beautiful people. I've just been reading through a Zen article and took these brief notes as a reminder. Hope you don't mind if I share...

Zen Mindfulness teachings

Inflexible obsessions with particular world views lead to suffering, the goal is to reduce suffering, so set rigid mentalities aside.

Practice non attachment from views, be open to other insights and experiences.

The views you hold right now, loosen your grip on them.

Be aware of suffering when imposing our views on others.

Looking deeply into the nature of suffering can help us develop compassion and find ways out of suffering.

Real happiness = peacefulness

Take care of the energy of anger when it arises and transform the seeds of anger that lie deep in our consciousness using mindfulness.

Be present in the moment.

Listen deeply without judgment or reaction.

Words create suffering or happiness.

Kindness.

https://www.refinethemind.com/14-mindfulness-teachings-zen-buddhism/

s*

Hi Jen,
It's very good not to hold so tight to our idea's etc.
The other side is that we can utter some words about how we see things..
We can learn from both sides..
It's in my feeling good to react but with in a healthy way..healthy in respect.
For a longer time I did not react and that did not feel healthy.
Spiritual bypass can be the case.
By communicating we see where we stand in feelings emotions etc..

777

I m just a starter , so I cannot at all understand :
" way..healthy in respect."

My father in law always told me I had to respect his meat eating
Mast I respect the Kapos in Auschwitz ?
or trump destroying his own children denying CO2 from humans

The people using 'respect' over & over again are the Mafiosi


777

777

I understand that.
But what happens,happens... it makes me spiritually happy..
A feeling a belonging to somehing greater then me..
I am a part of the whole..that is what I happen to feel..
So the discovery about all this,is not just ''something''

Posted by: s* | January 17, 2019 at 06:42 AM

Dungeness even talking about Hitler now and he is moved to see acts of strength. What strength. Where. How. What kind of opposition is being found as acts of strength in this ad?

Could someone please enlighten me?

Posted by: Jen | 01/18/2019 at 12:56 AM

777
I hadn't see the video yey
but said to my wife :
"Don't you think these 26 dem representatives will attack him for
his openly groping remark to young Bush
which has
culminating in Christians jubilating

youtube 666, 5th avenue

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=7&v=koPmuEyP3a0

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Posted by: 777 | 01/18/2019 at 03:16 AM

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Posted by: 777 | January 18, 2019 at 12:20 AM

"""""Dewey's main point, which I totally agree with, is that by themselves, mystical experiences prove nothing about God or the supernatural."""""

With exeption of Objective real happenings , Serendipities"


777

Posted by: 777 | January 18, 2019 at 12:55 AM

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777

Let' exaggerate a little bit. !

Imagine somebody come to you
and builds a floating palace for you, not dream but for real
full with people you love
and they are all so happy
that you give all hungry on the planet one year free McDonald or better. :-)

Plus, that person tell you never will die but each year be a yeat younger
following your desire 4 perfect age

Would that be enough to make the brianses believing

Yes or No. pls

Do you think this is "objective". ?? Yes. /. No

777

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Jen

Hi Spence,

You say "There is room for all perspectives here.
The Zen of Jen and the politics of Jen are worthy."

I do love mysticism and resonate with many spiritual quotes, so thank you for giving me a space to share what moves my soul...

"This aloneness is worth more than a thousand lives.

This freedom is worth more than all the lands on earth.

To be one with the truth for just a moment,

Is worth more than the world and life itself."
...

"This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, 
to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. 
First, to let go of live. 
In the end, to take a step without feet; 
to regard this world as invisible, 
and to disregard what appears to be the self. 

Heart, I said, what a gift it has been 
to enter this circle of lovers, 
to see beyond seeing itself, 
to reach and feel within the breast."
 

Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

Jen

"Existentialism is a philosophy that emphasizes individual existence, freedom and choice. It is the view that humans define their own meaning in life, and try to make rational decisions despite existing in an irrational universe."

These words keep coming into my mind "Thus spake Zarathustra"...

Nietzsche and Thus Spoke Zarathustra: The Last Man and The Superman

"One must have chaos in one, to give birth to a dancing star"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WnhMJl11JUo

Spence Tepper

Hi Jen
As befitting a true Zen Master, you have chosen words that are universal, and have no dogma. They are a point of view, a statement that applies universally and cannot be bound in a culture, a caste, race, sex or political positron, or a movement, and yet which everyone of us can adopt easily within our boundaries, and perhaps for a moment, rise above them.

Dungeness


"This is love: to fly toward a secret sky,
to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment.

Ah, let us love Rumi together, Jen.
Swim in those words, watch veils
drift away like feathers on a gentle
breeze, feel the coolness as we're
swept up toward that wondrous sky.

Jen

Alone with the Alone (5:55) - beautiful photos and music

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zEroIpr2Yes

Sufi mysticism endeavoured to produce a personal experience of the divine through mystic and ascetic discipline.

777

". Swim in those words, watch veils. ""
"". swept up toward that wondrous sky.""

Rumi is alive, . . custodian of the words
So actual, . . today

777


Jen

This morning first thing I read in my Inbox from AEON magazine: The public solitude of Thomas Merton...
A nice way to start the day :)

“You do not need to know precisely what is happening, or exactly where it is all going. What you need is to recognize the possibilities and challenges offered by the present moment, and to embrace them with courage, faith and hope.” 
― Thomas Merton

“Finally I am coming to the conclusion that my highest ambition is to be what I already am. That I will never fulfill my obligation to surpass myself unless I first accept myself, and if I accept myself fully in the right way, I will already have surpassed myself.” 
― Thomas Merton

“Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience.” 
― Thomas Merton

777

Remember when U had a crush / a lot of Love , whatever it was, . .

Feel it again, next accumulate it

777

Spence Tepper

Hi Jen
Those words of Thomas Merton move my heart.
Thank you.

Dungeness


Alone with the Alone (5:55) - beautiful photos and music

Both are spectacular.. the words get eclipsed.

Jen

Joseph Campbell: Follow Your Bliss (4:48)

Discussion about finding your joy.

Three terms that might bring you to the brink, the jumping off place to the ocean: Sanskrit: Sat, Chit, Ananda.

Sat means Being; Chit means Full Consciousness; Ananda means Rapture.

A technique we have to work out for ourselves. Recognise your own depths. Helped by invisible hands?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GbU4O-ZtvW0

777

In RSSB the method is Love 4 the Saint

Love is not very complicated or difficult

4 realizing the ultimate we first grew One with HIM
Next , as it were, as it is, together you "visit" the TOP

Also this 5 word package becomes one with us , always was !

All this is fast ( no deities involved ) its delicious
No theories involved, no alphabeth even

777

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