Archives for September 2012
Post title: The Real Zen (Comment on Brad Warner's "Hardcore Zen" blog)
(Sep 20 2012 at 01:20 AM)
I heard Baker speak at San Francisco Zen Center, he wrapped up by saying "respond with your concentration." I'm told he could arrive at the Zendo after a late night of drinking and sitting after sitting, become more centered; an adept, was how he was described to me by the person who observed this.
Because he was adept at sitting cross-legged and adept at raising money, Shunryu Suzuki had no choice but to approve of his understanding, for the sake of the business of bringing Zen to America.
Post title: From My Own Experience
(Sep 4 2012 at 01:46 PM)
I aspire to realize the Gautamid's practice, but for me this is a matter of relaxing and waking up to stuff that's already going on for me (or falling asleep to it).
I don't think his description was sufficient for me to practice. I think most folks who call themselves Buddhist would take it for granted that the Gautamid's description was sufficient, but I would say if that were true, then why isn't everybody practicing the way he described and experiencing "deliverance from thought, beyond g
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