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

Vibrations (sequel)

Thanks for having taken the time to answer my previous question. I talked about vibrations, and you answered by a link about hyper-reality and people who are absolutely convinced that it is true, whereas it is only an image projected on a screen. Illusion of the senses, then. . . Vibrations would thus be an illusion, not to be taken into ...

Meditation - prayer

You said that there was no religion in Zen, thus, no deities either. All right, but I do like praying, it's very powerful and calming. Praying who or what ? God or oneself. For me, prayer cannot be separated from practice. Are there no prayers whatsoever in Soto Zen? Even not to Buddha or Buddahood? Silence, vacuity listen to our prayers, ...


Sport or meditation, or both?

hello Master, according to scientific research, to do at least 3 X 45 minutes sport per week, would be an effective way of being in shape, sport acts on the neuro transmitters and would support the well being!According to you master, Which one is necessary to do, sport or meditation, or both?
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The new age theses.

I have just read the question of one of your disciples about his absolute mastery and I visited the site of jasmuheen. I must admit that I found it somehow worrying... I know that you met this person but I am astonished to see a Zen Master adhering to the new age theses (kind of marvellous shallow and thwarting, but this is only as for me). So ...

Osho?

Hello I'm Nancy, I have been reading Osho and its message seems to me excellent, nowadays it is necessary to be able to extract these educations and to be able to read them and to try to interpret them, in my case they have been of great help and happiness for my life. My question is: Always for one or another reason I have not had a couple, I ...


Could you teach me how to "defeat before fighting" ?

Dear Master Kosen,When I asked you the question about the aspect "do" of the Martial Arts, you answered me : "to defeat before attacking".I have thought about your answer, `to defeat before fighting' and I finished considering it as a koan. I asked myself : " to defeat whom, to defeat what ?" Nevertheless, I think I found an answer and I would ...

I would like to know what is action for zen ?

Good morning! I am not especially interested by money or power on the other people; I have no political vocation - anyway, money is in process to win; I know that I will die one day - tomorrow or later, and I try to love the ones I love without succeeding in it the way I would like to (well, a bit like everybody I guess). If I tell you all that,...

About reiki

Hello Stephane, My question is about reiki. It was done to me, then I discussed with the person who had applied it to me. She said to me, about the initiation into the first or second degree, that it was a setting in touch with my guardian angel, "the ascended Masters and beings of light". That made me perplexed; I was told that you had had an ...

Zen and Yoga

Hello Master, I practise yoga, the Iyengar method, very hard and demanding, but I do not know if it is my way. But anyway, it is very clear to me that the body is the base of the spiritual progress, and I believe that Zen do not pay enough attention to this aspect. Do you believe, yourself, that Zen can guarantee a healthy body, so that it does ...

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