In Zen practice, a Mondo is a dialogue between a disciple and his master.

Vegan

Why aren't Zen monks all vegetarians or vegans? The Buddha was quite clear about the fact that no harm should be done to any creature. So, why do they eat meat and animal products? All has been said about the dreadful hardships animals forego before being eaten or transformed into clothes. I then do not understand why Zen monks accept to ...

Vehicle

The will to find my spirit has occured after an experience related to death.Master, though it may seem like looking for a product in a supermarket, which vehicle leads to the true mind? Alls schools of Buddhism are very precious to me. . . But I would like to follow one way only and at this point, I have doubts.I've read that from the ...

shikantaza and koan zen

Hello,I understand there are 2 main medidation methods, shikantaza and koan zen. So which one do you prefer and emphasize ?I also believe to completely understand the practice of shikantaza both while sitting and while doing other activities (just do what you do), but i am not sure abut how to praxtice with koans. But what bugs me is that i read...

samsara

I lost my way in life. I have acces sometime to the astral, but I hardly can acces the causal and I can not make satori last. I only have glimpses each day.I can not make contact with woman of my age, and I identifie myself with my body often.Will I stay forever in samsara?
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God

Has it ever occurred to you that the idea of God was created on earth? this is a realization to me that I cannot let loose. That this whole time we are thinking of a god that only we've created. If any other planet has inhabited intelligent life, have they created the same idea? Is there a right idea?? Or is the idea we've created only for ...




Investigation of the Dalaï Lama.

Are you informed of the research carried out by two Austrian researchers on Dalaï LAMA, published under the pseudonyms of Victor and Victoria trimondi? If there is already an English translation, the French one is being prepared. It is about a rigorous investigation which seems would reveal the "hidden face" (it is the title of the work besides...


Reincarnation

I ask a question: the buddha spoke openly about the reincarnation; why thus the Zen, which comes from the Buddhism, does not believe in it while his leader spoke about it?
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When we became Buddha, is it possible to forget oneself, to loose his knowledge, the source and to become a daemon or do we stay a Buddha for ever?

When we became Buddha, is it possible to forget oneself, to loose his knowledge, the source and to become a daemon or do we stay a Buddha for ever?Where do the Budhas live?Have already talked about these divine entities as some persons?Can you leave your body when you want?My birth is not a hazard is it a certainty, maybe I chose it, I succed in...




Which path?

I want to become a buddhist monk, but i do not know which path to choose, how do I know which one of the buddhists schools is the rigt one for me, Kosen?
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