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Bird Koan

Post by MindTheGap » Sun Apr 24, 2016 3:24 pm

Morning Shamatha
Whippoorwill outside the shrine
Asking, "Who are you?"
Who are you?



Who are you?



Who are you?



Who are you?
And now, as long as space endures, As long as there are beings to be found,
May I continue, likewise, to remain, To drive away the sorrows of the world.

- Shantideva: Bodhicharyavatara

In this world there is no man, there is no woman. There is no person, self or consciousness.
Man and woman are merely imputed and have no essence. Thus, the minds of worldly beings are mistaken.

- Wisdom Moon: now known as the Bodhisattva Tara

When there arises a gap in the mind...

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Re: Bird Koan

Post by DGA » Sun Apr 24, 2016 3:58 pm

Redwing Blackbird's reply:
Just don't know, know, know...

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Re: Bird Koan

Post by MindTheGap » Sun Apr 24, 2016 5:52 pm

DGA wrote:Redwing Blackbird's reply:
Just don't know, know, know...
:jumping: :applause: :applause: :applause:

Post meditation:
The redwing in the reeds calls
"Just don't know... know... know..."
And now, as long as space endures, As long as there are beings to be found,
May I continue, likewise, to remain, To drive away the sorrows of the world.

- Shantideva: Bodhicharyavatara

In this world there is no man, there is no woman. There is no person, self or consciousness.
Man and woman are merely imputed and have no essence. Thus, the minds of worldly beings are mistaken.

- Wisdom Moon: now known as the Bodhisattva Tara

When there arises a gap in the mind...

Image

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Re: Bird Koan

Post by MindTheGap » Sun Apr 24, 2016 5:56 pm

MindTheGap wrote:
DGA wrote:Redwing Blackbird's reply:
Just don't know, know, know...
:jumping: :applause: :applause: :applause:

Post meditation:
The redwing in the reeds calls
"Just don't know... know... know..."
ImageImageImage
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And now, as long as space endures, As long as there are beings to be found,
May I continue, likewise, to remain, To drive away the sorrows of the world.

- Shantideva: Bodhicharyavatara

In this world there is no man, there is no woman. There is no person, self or consciousness.
Man and woman are merely imputed and have no essence. Thus, the minds of worldly beings are mistaken.

- Wisdom Moon: now known as the Bodhisattva Tara

When there arises a gap in the mind...

Image

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Re: Bird Koan

Post by Saoshun » Sun Apr 24, 2016 7:12 pm

Keep playing with the 6th consciousness you surely get enlightenment by this. :juggling:

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Re: Bird Koan

Post by MindTheGap » Mon Apr 25, 2016 1:25 am

Saoshun wrote:Keep playing with the 6th consciousness you surely get enlightenment by this. :juggling:
The sixth consciousness:
Play in the fields of the mind.
Emaho! :woohoo:
And now, as long as space endures, As long as there are beings to be found,
May I continue, likewise, to remain, To drive away the sorrows of the world.

- Shantideva: Bodhicharyavatara

In this world there is no man, there is no woman. There is no person, self or consciousness.
Man and woman are merely imputed and have no essence. Thus, the minds of worldly beings are mistaken.

- Wisdom Moon: now known as the Bodhisattva Tara

When there arises a gap in the mind...

Image

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Re: Bird Koan

Post by MindTheGap » Tue Apr 26, 2016 4:04 am

That song... Just like me!
What was the title again?
Looked up. It was gone.
And now, as long as space endures, As long as there are beings to be found,
May I continue, likewise, to remain, To drive away the sorrows of the world.

- Shantideva: Bodhicharyavatara

In this world there is no man, there is no woman. There is no person, self or consciousness.
Man and woman are merely imputed and have no essence. Thus, the minds of worldly beings are mistaken.

- Wisdom Moon: now known as the Bodhisattva Tara

When there arises a gap in the mind...

Image

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Re: Bird Koan

Post by MindTheGap » Tue Apr 26, 2016 4:06 am

"Old beyond his years"
Has always been said of me
Wish I could be young
And now, as long as space endures, As long as there are beings to be found,
May I continue, likewise, to remain, To drive away the sorrows of the world.

- Shantideva: Bodhicharyavatara

In this world there is no man, there is no woman. There is no person, self or consciousness.
Man and woman are merely imputed and have no essence. Thus, the minds of worldly beings are mistaken.

- Wisdom Moon: now known as the Bodhisattva Tara

When there arises a gap in the mind...

Image

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Re: Bird Koan

Post by MindTheGap » Tue Apr 26, 2016 4:18 am

Cats want to cuddle
When I am trying to write
When I'm not, they're gone.

Getting so obsessed -
This all amounts to nothing!
Then, the cats come back.
And now, as long as space endures, As long as there are beings to be found,
May I continue, likewise, to remain, To drive away the sorrows of the world.

- Shantideva: Bodhicharyavatara

In this world there is no man, there is no woman. There is no person, self or consciousness.
Man and woman are merely imputed and have no essence. Thus, the minds of worldly beings are mistaken.

- Wisdom Moon: now known as the Bodhisattva Tara

When there arises a gap in the mind...

Image

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