Jun 162011

In a past posting Too Complicated? I wrote about the complex system of Buddhist believe, displayed in the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum I visited in Singapore a few weeks ago.

Now, I learned that my recent posting about Zen and Science is also too complicated (it is gone now, I will work it over some time).

Zen does not require much words, and what you say should be simple and clear.

If an idea or a thought comes along in confusing and complicated words, too difficult to understand, there is a certain chance that your time is better spent sitting 20 minutes Zazen on your pillow, than working through the words, until your mind is spinning.

I always try to keep a healthy balance between reading and sitting Zazen, and especially if reading time becomes dominant, I do not feel well …

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