Question

if god is inside each one of us, what does one request in Zen? In Zen, is there a higher being? (It is what is said as in the first interview on zen Buddhism of Arnaud Desjardins with Maître Deshimaru)

Answer from Master Kosen

Even if god is everywhere, it is starting from our own divinity that it is understood, it is really experimented, that we communicate with it in all his forms and in all dimensions, unique god, multiple gods, oneself and others make only one.

Mondo On the same theme : God and religions


Is the Christian God incompatible with Zen?

In your writings, you keep on speaking about God, and even, of Jesus Christ. That can appear, a priori, surprising coming from a Zen Master, considering that in Buddhism, it is almost never spoken about God. Therefore, is the idea of God, in any case of the Christian God, incompatible with Zen?
...

Creative God?

Master, I see that you spoke about Big Bang, so avoiding speaking about a creative God (you are right because nobody can prove his existence or either to deny him) you did like Buddha, to avoid speaking about the question. Probably you also made it to avoid influencing your correspondent on the net. But what is your real thought? If Big Bang ...

Zen and Islam

I have the pleasure to write this message to you, because I would like to be informed about the comparison between zen and the islam. I have wished so much to practice zen, but I have never found a master to learn from
...





To know more about mondo

You may want to see other themes of this mondo online, or ask your own question : see Mondo online : questions to zen Master Kosen Thibaut

Subscribe to our YouTube channel


Zen meditation : retreats

Next sesshin : from 30 October 2020 to 01 November 2020 - Information and registration to this zen retreat

Autumn camp 2020: Zazen the méditation Zen, Caroux Temple near of Montpellier


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

Bodhidharma

Donate to the Sangha

You can contribute to the Yujo Nyusanji zen temple sustainable forest management and conservation plan


Mondo

Questions to zen Master Kosen

Boddidharma, buddhist monk

Master Kosen

Follow his teachings in the Montpellier Zen dojo and in the great sesshins at Yujo Nyusanji zen temple


Kusens

Listen to and download last teachings (in french) of Master Kosen in Montpellier's dojo