Become a living question for Halloween!



I’m adding this to my Favorite Quotes page here on my blog:




The most important part of the practice is for the question to remain alive and for your whole body and mind to become a question. In Zen they say that you have to ask with the pores of your skin and the marrow of your bones. A Zen saying points out: Great questioning, great awakening; little questioning, little awakening; no questioning, no awakening. ~ Martine Batchelor (from Tricycle Daily Dharma)


Try this: Sit in an upright posture. Chair, zafu, floor, doesn’t matter. Spine straight but not rigid. Breathe. Get yourself centered.


Zafu. Roma

Zafu. Roma (Photo credit: Roberto Poveda)


Ask yourself this question:




Who am I?


Ask very slowly and don’t expect an answer, but really, really listen.




What do you notice?




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