Abrupt mode: instantaneous and progressive mode: which takes time and maturation.


Don't you think Master Kosen that as a Soto Master, it is possible for you to say to somebody whom you see for the first time in your dojo, for his first zazen, somebody who would not be perhaps even ordered, it doesn't matter his age or his sex, and to say to him:

Thank you


Answer from Master Kosen

You're welcome.

Mondo On the same theme :

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Boddidharma, buddhist monk

Master Kosen

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