Re: The Real Cause of Suffering
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Nina" <
> Jeff:Hi, Nina -
> > > You may have noticed that on
> > > some other sites, I get pretty
> > > badly rapped for offering a sort
> > > of "applied metaphysics" in the
> > > area habit control for smoking
> > > and overeating, stress reduction,
> > > and, yes, for playing better golf,
> > Dear Papajeff,
> > I have always wondered if those who have a
> > problem with your helping people with smoking,
> > weight control, golf, etc. would find something
> > wrong with Zen masters who teach caligraphy,
> > archery or tea ceremony. I guess it's partly due
> > to resentment(or some negative adjective) about
> > the marketing of the products. But I know that
> > there is lots of testimony that your methods
> > have helped many, and I know that what you share
> > has a "real" functional benefit. Most importantly,
> > the basis of what you are sharing is no different
> > than what the Zen masters are doing.....
> Hi, Jeff, and Bob,
> John (the husband) is re-establishing his practice of golf. He's
> always believed that playing golf is a practice of zen, not unlike
> archery. Recently, he's been reading the book "The Natural Swing",
> which has prompted him to look at how he moves energy through his
> arms and change how he holds the club. Have you heard of it?
Haven't heard of this one,
unless it is "The Natural
Golf Swing" by George Knudsen.
Scott Peck, Tim Gallway,
and Michael Murphy have
published books on this
golf/zen subject, as well.
Tim's dedication in his
book "Inner Golf" is to
his guru. I like that.
Enjoy the day,