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

Euthanasia

What is the Buddhist opinion, and above all, the Zen opinion, about euthanasia (for human beings)?
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I prefer hell to paradise

Master Deshimaru said: “ I prefer hell to paradise; there, at least, you can freely have a drink with your friends. This is what Mushotoku is about. People who fear the infernal cycle of transmigration are so boring.”However, Buddhism, and more particularly Tibetan Buddhism, says that being afraid of transmigration and of being ...

Mourning of the child.

How do I treat the constant mourning of the child that I wanted to bring to life because I felt she wanted to be my daughter as much as I wanted to be her mother.
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fear of death

Since I become a mother, I am much more aware about my fear of death, dus, my everyday fears. I know we are beings dying already.One part, as many times, knows. But another part is just scared of death, being aware about the strong attachment with my daughter and so many others.Once more, I wonder how can I work on my fear on death, which takes ...

Reincarnation

by dr david darling..what do you think ?"reincarnation? Yes and no. Death defines the ultimate limits of selves and exposes how fragile, artificial, and essentially unimportant these creations of the living human brain really are. Will you live again? Once more, it is the present self-in-charge that wants to know. And perhaps the best, most ...

Funeral rites.

Hello, I create funeral urns and I am recently interested in Buddhism. I would like to know a little better the course of a Buddhist funerary ceremony in particular to know if ashes are given in a urn, are they particular? Which are the rituals practised in France and in modern societies in general at the time of the incineration? Thank you in ...

Who forgets about death?

In a previous question someone asked, "Could you enlighten me on the question of death?" You answered, "Zazen practice is to be in the unborn and the non-death. You will live eternally if you forget aboutdeath!" Please tell me. Who lives eternally? Who forgets about death?Who were you before you were born? Who forgot about death before their ...


Zen meditation : retreats

Next sesshin : from 01 November 2018 to 04 November 2018 - Information and registration to this zen retreat

Autumn Camp 2018


The meaning of my coming to the East Has been to transmit the way A flower with five petals blossoms And the fruit will grow by itself

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Mondo

Questions to zen Master Kosen

Boddidharma, buddhist monk

Master Kosen

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Kusens

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