Re: virus: Silence

Robin Faichney (
Tue, 30 Mar 1999 08:44:11 +0100

In message <>, KMO <> writes
>Robin Faichney wrote:
>> If you move, you're not meditating. But if <you> realise there
>> is no you, then you are not moving.
>Robin, I realize that when you talk about "Buddhism" you mean to
>refer to the North American variety, but I think that it is worth
>pointing out that Buddhist monks in Thailand and other Asian
>countries practice walking meditation, usually walking in a very slow
>and precise manner around a stupa or other holy site. It's not zazen,
>but it is meditation.

I'm well aware of walking meditation, which is practised in the US and the UK, but I was aiming at maximum concision there, and referring to the meditative ideal rather than meditation practice. In the ideal state, there may be walking, but there is no "you" doing it.