Question

Does the title of "Master zen" flatter your ego? Don't you appease a need for power?

Answer from Master Kosen

There is certainly a danger and a trap there in which most humans would only be happy to fall.
And even, having received during numerous years the teaching of a true Master who is supposed to heal you from such sort of illnesses, rare are the ones who escape this trap of the ego. That calls for a great maturity and a lot of experience of the vanity of life and of the human relationship to avoid this trap.

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When the monk Kosen awakens Stéphane the man.

Dear Stéphane, You said while answering somebody that it is Stéphane the man who is more important than the monk Kosen because it is him whom must wake up. My question is as follows: when the monk Kosen awakens Stéphane the man, is it then that Master Kosen appears?? Friendly, Laurent
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a zen-student should have a teacher

dear kosen roshiyou say in your book revolution aus der stille-that a zen-student should have a teacher.i do satsen since 7 years now and did meet yakusho kwong roshi and baker roshi ,and that was very good to practice even more-but in a way i know that i have to do everything by myself-sit,go and work-just to sit seems enough-although there ...





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