Why so little people practice and appreciate zazen when it can change the karma of mankind?

Answer from Master Kosen

We are born in a reality in phase with our evolution and our Karma, then, we meet opportunities to grow during our life. Zazen is one of them.


After ten or twenty years of practice, we realise that we are ready to live something else. But this something else exists only in our dreams and nobody's interested in it. I looks like the world has grown slower, in a less fundamental way, and has taken another direction.


However hard we try to make them understand, whatever expedient means we use, people do not believe that Nature is divine and that their own nature is divine. They don't have time and they're not interested. Society goes forward, fuelled by the inertia of the karma we got when we were born.


The buddhist great vehicle aims at saving all beings: don't you see it's impossible to save ourselves on our own? What is to be done?


It's a koan as used to say Master Deshimaru.


Mondo On the same theme : The others and I

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 ... 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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