[Meditation Society of America] Re: Any relevance here? Jeff
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "judirhodes"
> --- In email@example.com, "Jeff Belyea"I wonder what determines when someone is ready
> <jeff@s...> wrote:
> > Love remains, bliss is,
> ****** Bullshit remains, avoidance continues.
for the kind of self-confrontation involved
If there is no self-confrontation, then there is
nothing to disrupt the status quo of self
It reminds me of what Fritz Perls said:
to die and be reborn
And what D. T. Suzuki said:
In Zen, it is known that
there is enlightenment,
and there are also many simulations
of enlightenment -- many are
believed to be the real thing, even by
the one experiencing it.
Of course, in the Zen tradition, it is
the role of the teacher to provide
confrontation to test the veracity
of the enlightenment claimed by
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "freyjartist"
> --- In email@example.com, "Gene Poole"i
> <gene_poole@q...> wrote:
> > --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, devianandi
> <no_reply@y...> wrote:
> > >
> > > what's wrong with being devious?
> > >
> > > it's just another activity of god, which is the only one here --
> > > remember?
> > >
> > > no, i forgot but thanks for reminding me that in the beginning
> > > alone existed i was perfect and tranquil and then somethingthose
> > > and i divided into two, then those two divided into two and
> > > into two and into two and into two untill there were millionsand
> > > trillions of particles of my sparkly light god energiessourse...and
> > > moving further and further away from my center, the
> > > down down went all those particles of God energies until a
> > > point was reached and that particle of God energy became astone
> > > the material universes were formed and since there was no
> > > down to go those particles of god started to go back up up upand
> > > after millions and trillions of divirse forms of existence youryes, thank you very much for your compliments,it's niice when a
> > > almost home, to your sourse, which is me
> > Cool!
> > ==GP==
> Yes! Way cool!
window of opportunity opens up and i get to goof around, you know
evrytime i say something negative or hurtful it causes me pain..
baba hari dass tells me to love God and love myself and i will see
love everywhere...when i do this love god and love myself it really
happens, i see love everywhere,,,but when i forget god and forget
myself and look at negativity it's like that stone that catches all
the mossss rolling down the hill,,,