Hardcore Zen Strikes Again by Brad Warner

By Brad Warner

Writer Brad Warner (Hardcore Zen, take a seat and close Up, Zen Wrapped in Karma Dipped in Chocolate, and intercourse, Sin, and Zen) revisits seventeen of his prior essays on themes starting from vegetarianism to punk rock, operating for jap monster motion picture makers, and the paintings of Zen writing, entire with all-new analyses, advent and afterword.

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If you have the quality of understanding that we have been talking about, then we say that your duty to do anything is over; which means that you don’t do anything. If there is still something to do, then it’s your duty to do it. Simply keep putting everything down, and know that that is what you are doing. You don’t need to be always checking up on yourself, worrying about things like ‘How much samādhi’ ? it will always be the right amount. Whatever arises in your practice, let it go; know it all as uncertain, impermanent.

During Ajahn Chah’s visit to Europe in 1978 he asked his senior Western disciple, Ajahn Sumedho, to accept an invitation to establish a Theravada Buddhist monastery in Britain. No one knew how things would unfold but Ajahn Chah’s recommendation was to simply live the bhikkhu life and wait to see what happened. Now, as we begin the year 2011, Ajahn Sumedho has returned to live in Thailand, and we reflect on what happened during those intervening thirty-four years. Not only was a Theravada training monastery well established in the UK ?

You must see it for yourself. When you are sitting, simply see what is actually happening. Don’t follow anything. Contemplation doesn’t mean being caught up in thinking. The contemplative thinking of one on the Way is not the same as the thinking of the world. Unless you understand properly what is meant by contemplation, the more you think the more confused you will become. The reason we make such a point of the cultivation of mindfulness is because we need to see clearly what is going on. We must understand the processes of our hearts.

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