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

zazen

I practice zazen 45 minutes every morning, taking great care to keep the right posture, trying to be relaxed and open and to breathe well. Sometimes, old pains rise up, old harms, lack of love or of care, insecurity as well, sometimes. Old harms from childhood that rise up as soon as they have the opportunity, like a need and a lack of parental ...


Family

When a member of your family, unconsciously and only because of his karma, i.e., despite the fact that he's a being who keeps good , scarce, but deep because of blood ties, relationship with us. . .  This hurts us very much, up to the point of not willing to live because one feels he must lose life; how do you solve ...

zazen or psychotherapy?

What happens if a neurotic person, with a difficult youth practices Zazen intensively, not doing psychotherapy? Will his neurosis heal? Can he get to a deep understanding of zen, even staying neurotic? Thanks Peter
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Psychosomatic diseases.

I am a psychologist in dealing with patients with psychosomatic diseases. The research tells us that those who have difficulties in the access to the imaginary field and, for instance, the recalling of dreams, is one of the conditions to the emergence of that kind of symptoms and illnesses (allergies, auto-imunitary disfunctions, cancer, ..) But...


Reincarnation and Japan

To Whom It May Concern: I am acquainted with a man whom claims re-incarnational memories. He claims that he has experienced many incarnations, that one was of a Zen-monk from Southern Japan, at a monastery just outside of the Prefect of Osaka, and that he was a member of a select group that worked on a project for the Emperor of Japan; in that...


I do not know what to do with my existence.

Please Mr Kosen, I need assistance... I do not know if it is or it has been, all my life for these last years is a perpetual escape forward. I do not know what to do with my, existence, I set off on ways which will not take me anywhere, I get completely discouraged and that ends up feeding my bitterness, my melancholy, my despair and especially ...






Can zazen help me to go beyond in my work of clinical presentations concerning the autistic and psychotic persons?

Salut, Je travaille dans un centre thérapeutique de recherche en analytique. Je fais des présentations cliniques à propos d'autistes et de psychotiques, le centre où je travaille fonctionne beaucoup avec les travaux de Lacan, mais je dois avouer que parfois mes interprétations reprennent le dessus. Est-ce que zazen peut m'aider à aller au ...


For that only a silent coincidence is enough.

Obaku

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Questions to zen Master Kosen

Boddidharma, buddhist monk

Master Kosen

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Kusens

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