“And, one thing more,” Ananda said. “You never change your posture, your remain in the same posture. Wherever you put your hand in the beginning, you keep it there the whole night. You never change it. It seems that deep down you are keeping absolutely alert.”
You will remain just a watcher on the hill. The body will be there – dead, burned ashes – and you will be the watcher, you will be the witness. This witness has no ego.
Try this. Who ever is unable to go out can use this technique as well as the meditation for sleep which is to be done at night. You can do them both just before sleeping. The body can be purified in this way.
Christmas Humphrey calls Zen Buddhism that is starting in the wrong direction from the very beginning. Zen is not buddhism – the essential core of the heart of Buddha, certainly, but it is the essential core of Moses too,
Yes this whole cosmos is a joke; Hindu calls it a Leela. It is a joke, it is a play. And the day that you understand then you start laughing, and the laughing never stops it goes on and on. It spreads all over the cosmos.
It happens in your life, sometimes only in a few moments when you love a person. That too is rare, because man’s mind never leaves him, even in love. It goes on creating its own nonsense, creating its own world. and the lover is no longer allowed such closeness that he reaches to the background.