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Very good explanation of Zen

Alan Watts on Liberating Yourself through Zen

Alan Watts on Liberating Yourself through Zen

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Life is a mystery to itself

If God could explain how he made the world he would not be God. The mystery is what what separates the art from the science. Zen is more of an art than a science. 

Imagine a school that poses the method to make all its students geniuses. All of them with be boring people. Y...

ZEN PROVERB

“You may wish to ask where the flowers come from, but even the God of Spring doesn’t know.”

Zen Stories

The goal of Zen stories is to make you smile more than to appeal to your logical side. But if a normal joke is aiming to get you to laugh, Zen stories wants you to get enlightened. To act like shock therapy for the spirit

They always pose very confusing dilemmas. And the ...

“Mushin” (無心)

Translates to “mind-without-mind.”

We all begin life as babies with an intuitive understanding of the world. As we mature, we discover the validity of our emotions. As adults, we graduate to primarily using logic to navigate our lives. Most people stop here, thinking that they mastered...

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Alan Watts used to say life is a dance, not a journey. The eastern tradition has identified play as a the natural state for peace. Interesting how a psychological analysis can come up with similar findings.

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