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



Ties

How can one get free from very (too) strong family ties? It is very difficult for me to live for myself, as if I had to give to really exist. For instance, I am particularily afraid that my parents would die, and this prevents me from going forward, from achieving what I really want to achieve in life. I am more concerned with other's ...

Justice

How to stand up after having seen a dear one, who can no longer testify, being humiliated in outrageous conditions? I think that we reap what we sow , but is consciousness given to everybody? When one sees what takes place in the world. . .
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I just don't know

I used to practice zazen everyday day since years ago, but now, I can't take it anymore, too much trouble. I feel exhausted and even antidepressants, that I hoped I would stop soon, are of no use. By which means can we hope to improve the situation? I just don't know.
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Smoking in the dining hall and in the dormitories

I've participated to a sesshin that you led at the temple, and that I appreciated for the most part. However, I'm disturbed by the following: why do you allow people to smoke in the dining hall and in the dormitories? Isn't this a manifestation of the ego which is stronger than respecting rules that apply in public areas?
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Re-harmonize a situation of conflict.

I would like to know how to re-harmonize a situation of conflict with another person, to be more specific I live with someone and in my house we are two people and have little to say that this person is not very easy to live with, I am aware that naturally I participate with this problem because of my personality. What's more, it is not possible...




This gesture towards the other.

Rebel in the words, shocking in others, tender from time to time or quite simply sweeping the answers of long origins... the way of thinking is close but the means of expressing it pushes us back towards reality sometimes violent and aggressively, generally directing us towards a wall without end... through the Net I discovered your site which ...

..it is nothing to be done..

Why it is such a problem to have people arround me? I feel like i loosemyself, when there are other people arround. Maybe because i pretend tobe somebodyelse arround others.My entire life i didn't want to do anything, but i did a lot of things,i just wanted to sit and do nothing. I feel like i have to do a lot ofthings in life but i don't know ...


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