Question

I am a layperson devoted in the Christian faith, I have been feeling for some time now the physical need to know how to meditate better, to look further into my step, to be in sincerity, and this I feel it physically; I have some testimonies of Christian brothers for whom there is no antagonism to be Christian and to practise Zen. I would like your opinion however. As for me, I do not see any inner struggle between the two, on the contrary a mutual enrichment. Thank you in advance for your enlightened answer

Answer from Master Kosen

I do not appreciate neither those who call themselves Christians nor those who call themselves Buddhists, to give your power to a church moves you away from your true divinity thus moves you away from the real god.
But maybe you wish to meet god in no way, but only speak about it, or probably believe in him keeping a respectable distance.

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