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Thursday, March 09, 2006

Dust In the Wind

Here's an excerpt from a quote from a book found on a blog (Dust in the Wind) that I found through another blog (Zen and the Art of Dreaming: The Three Pillars of Zazen Links). See how that works?:

"Practice is not about having nice feelings, happy feelings. It's not about feeling good as opposed to feeling bad. It's not an attempt to be anything special or feel anything special. The product of practice or the point of practice or what practice is about is not to be always calm and collected. Again, we tend to be much more so after years of practice, but it is not the point."


Blogger Tarun said...

Do the desire to find happiness and the desire not to experience sadness go away?

8:17 AM  

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