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Zazen Meditation with Jundo: The Past is Past

posted by Jundo Cohen
How do Zen Buddhists experience the ‘past’ ?

Well, we let the sad times be sad times, the happy times be happy, the painful moments painful, the joys joyful … each moment just what it was. We don’t run from what was.

We also learn from the past, as best we can, before we move on.

As well, we let the past go. What was was, now like a dream. We drop it all away.

And we can hold all those views at once!

(remember: recording ends soon after the beginning bells;
a sitting time of 20 to 35 minutes is recommended)



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Rog

posted February 4, 2009 at 12:26 pm


Thanks for another great teaching. Very needed.



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John

posted February 5, 2009 at 6:37 am


“…now is the first moment of all possibility”
Thanks Jundo. :)



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