Here we sit Atop the hundred foot-pole Who will ‘jump’ first? Huh! Why ‘Jump’ at all! This was at my old marital home – 38
Dear Ben I very much appreciate your thoughtful questions and the manner in which you request information. I am also aware as to ‘why’ you continuously
Dear B The traditional Ch’an answer is that the only concern for a Ch’an Teacher is that the Student or Dosciple directly perceives the empty mind ground at all times –
I have been engaged in the activity of Buddhist meditation for over three decades. In that time, I have experienced a number of ‘states’ marked
Dear Ben Master Zhao Bichen (1860-1942) trained with at least 36 different Daoist Masters – but received Daoist Transmission from two elderly Ch’an monks (Liao Kong and Liao Ren).
None of this madness indicates the empty mind ground.
Going places changes scenery in-front and behind…
But perception remains non-purified and shallow.
It is better to say that none of these words contain any structure!