Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Unrelenting attention cuts through mind-activity with a one-pointed focus on "this-here-now"; suddenly the bottom drops out of the shitpail.
Unrelenting attention is used to break through to simple awareness; absorbed into awareness, this "watcher" is spontaneously annihilated.
That's the basic Ch'an method and it's what Nisargadatta taught, too. Nath and Zen are one.
"Have you felt the all-embracing emptiness in which the universe swims like a cloud in the blue sky?" -Nisargadatta
Posted by ALW at 10:24 AM