ZEN and Nichiren

I lately rediscovered zen, I could find peace in it as I have done a tentative of suicide (unemployment) but I am again peaceful from 3 years. I was practising the Nichiren Buddhism. That helped me but I want to practice the zen again. Can I still do 5 minutes of MAM MYOHO RENGUE KYO and practice zazen or are they not compatible? Nichiren was ...

Suffering like beneficial.

is what you also, you force your spirit to consider the problems, and the suffering like beneficial, a source of joy, in order to appreciate life whatever the situation? thank you master
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The absolute mastery.

Harmony soul-brother, I don’t know if I am very spiritually advanced, and I don’t mind in fact but what I know it is that I did not have any choice! Because I did not choose to reappear in a Corsican envelope of Man, Virgo star sign with Virgo ascendant with a dominant Mars, who is not afraid to be constantly Pure and Rightful, in an impure ...




Is Zazen a disguised christian practice?

I went to the Latin America Zen center on December 24th to practize Zazen. Upon arrival somebody told me that Zazen was suspended because they ( the monks ) were having a party or something, later in the night. Is that a satori? everything is impermanent including Zazen?Is Zazen a disguised christian practice?
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Ego or personality?

Ego or personality? zazen? ego = prison, personality = freedom? Can we recognize what is it that concerns the personality and what concerns the ego?gassho
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There are no more thoughts, nor body...

There are no more thoughts, nor body, nor image of the body, nor sesation, nor perception, nor breathing or conciousness of the breathing, no more space... than the conciousness of a persistante black. It is impossible to describe with words, what is it?
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The Master is interested in the ignorant little worm I am.

I practice the Way but I only very seldom make questions in a Mondo because I do not have a doubt about the direction of the practice and I see myself badly raising a stupid question just to have the illusion of the transitory pleasure that the Master is interested in the ignorant little worm I am. I do Zazen for Zazen itself and I love my ...






09/11

40 years after the overthrow of the democratically elected Salvador Allende government by Pinochet and his supporters who killed and tortured innocent people, particularly poor people. . . Today we still believe in "don't forgive and don't forget". . . We, twenty-first century monks and bodhisattvas who daily live in society, ...

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 ...


Echoes

Why do they say that any action we carry out, even in secrecy, echoes throughout the universe? Is this an assumption or a dogma?
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State of mind in the everyday life.

I’ve been practising zazen for some time nowAnd I feel the need to be in the same state of mind in the everyday life as the one I am when I practise zazen, because I have the impression that it belongs to me.Only at the time of zazen this state is natural, in everyday life it can come all alone sometimes, but most of the time I force myself ...

What definition for mushin ?

Good morning Stephane, happy to have found you back! Sempai to the monk Kosen sensei. What definition for mushin ? How to practice shin jin datsu raku ? Gassho! Jean Pierre Bignon.JpbBign
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Thoughts

If a thought arises many times in one minute, if I am very attained to the thought, how can I cut this attachment? How should I end the habbit of controlling this thouht if it's very strong?
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