A happy little cloud
Even alone, and lost in the immensity of the blue sky this little cloud has realized that in fact he is far more than an insignificant and transient tiny cloud.
We are adding words once a while as we feel like it.
Ven. Ji Gong Sunim.
Awakening: To be awake = To focus = To concentrate. See meditation
Brain vs. mind: Think about a computer. Brain = Hardware & Mind = Software.
Consciousness: To be aware of = To focus = To pay attention = To meditate. See meditation. To be conscious / aware is the first step to act on something. Without this step it is impossible.
Enlightenment or awakening: (more…)
Zen Buddhism cannot differentiate mind from body despite the appearance. In fact we all know that chronic pain (body) greatly affects our emotions (mind) and chronic anxiety or depression do perturb the body. There are hundred of medical examples proving that the interconnection between mind and body is reality.
If our ego is too small we cannot function properly.
Ven. Ji Gong Sunim.
The Zen tree has a trunk, 6 branches and 3 main roots.
This is a text written by Tania the youngest member of our group.
Imagine a world where you were happier, healthier and smarter. Mindfulness and Zen Meditation can make this happen. So today, I will be explaining about Zen Meditation and how you do it.
To have ideas and opinions and make judgments is perfectly normal and necessary when decisions have to be made every day. In fact our Western society with its education and its day-to-day life is expecting us to think all the time and to have ideas, opinions and judgments on everything. This is even more relevant now when knowledge is only one click away on our computer. In fact if you state that you do not have opinion on something people may question your sanity and/or your social behavior.
But when no decision is required having opinion and judgment can be detrimental because they trap us in a state of rigid mindset from which it is almost impossible to escape.