to Buddhism and the Practice of Zazen
Now in English, Spanish, French,
Italian, Czech, German and Greek
Freedom in Action - Gautama
Buddha's most basic teaching was "don't do wrong, do right." The
important thing here is our conduct. He explained that right conduct
is always a balance between two factors: activity and passivity,
optimism and pessimism, tension and relaxation, and he explained
that we can attain this balanced conduct, not by intentionally
endeavouring to correct our wrong actions, but by practicing Zazen.
The practice returns us to the
simple peaceful balance we often enjoyed as children, where we
are fully involved in the present,
and unclouded by intellectual judgements of right and wrong.
In Buddhism, to do right is simple action, not the result of thinking."
This 33-page book gives an introduction to Buddhist philosophy and explains
how to practice Zazen. It also includes instructions on how to make your
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