Monday, January 31, 2011

昨晚睡不到,可起來的時候蠻精神。

To be Alive

We are very good at preparing to live, but not very good at living. We know how to sacrifice ten years for a diploma, and we are willing to work very hard to get a job, a car, a house, and so on. But we have difficulty remembering that we are alive in the present moment, the only moment there is for us to be alive. Every breath we take, every step we make, can be filled with peace, joy, and serenity. We need only to be awake, alive in the present moment."
回想,什麼事情也不太出力,可出過力。記起老師的話,他說我什麼都好似沒有完成似的。是啊!可已經很快樂。

什麼也不是

沒有滿足感,於是亂說話。什麼也不是的感覺是很壞的,雖然我不大擁有過。常說,沒有免費的午餐,時常走捷徑。要還的。

無知,無明,是兩碼事。

Small Gift :)

Passionate

To live passionately is to live with a sense of purpose, to engage in activities that you care about, that help you feel “in the zone”--that is, when you say to yourself, “I was so engrossed I don't know where the time went.” It may be times when you feel a sense of great joy, awe, or inspiration or at one with the people or circumstances of the moment, such as being in nature. It could be when you engage in an activity where you feel you are making a difference--big or small.
Passion is an expression of aliveness and giving of self. To be passionate is to be ruled by intense emotions or feelings, such as boundless enthusiasm, excitement, joy, or love. But passion can also be expressed as anger, envy, or even violence. Whether positive or negative, the extremes of our passions can “rule” our lives, leaving us feeling out of sync, out of control, or even imprisoned.
To live a vibrant and fulfilling life, it's important to explore what you truly care about, what gives your life meaning, and how you want to be remembered at the end of your life--the legacy you leave behind.
When you examine your life experiences, lessons learned, and the best of your gifts and skills, you can discover what you are called to do.
2 Jan 10

Friend S talked about passion and I found this passage. If he can understand, he can live better.

第一張畢業相

車毀人亡

新聞說年輕人去抗議司長的話,令我想起朋友跟我說走向滅亡的話(我不是去吸毒,不是去賭錢,不是去犯法;不知道哪來的走向滅亡)。是的,我還記得;不知道說話人記得不記得。

想說的不是朋友的話,而是,我們自己的生活,由自己負責。怎樣走,自己知道就好。

說起朋友的話,如果當年信以為真,變成憂鬱病就真的多謝她了。當年的決定,說沒有影響是假的。真真正正的全放開,是零八年某個晚上在樓梯街跟老師的幾句話。我記得的。

又說說這朋友,上次跟她見面,真的沒有話好說,說來沒有意義嗎,什麼也記不得。她說不記得我們一起去看舞蹈表演,那麼當晚她說的話是不記得的了。沒有什麼的,只是事實。

Rest

The practice of mindfulness should not be tiring but rather, it should be energizing. But when we recognize that we are tired, we should find every means possible to rest. Ask for help from the Sangha. Practicing with a tired body and mind does not help; it can cause more problems.
Not thinking and not doing anything is an art of resting and healing.
回想,在營裡累了就沒有參與其中一項活動,是一個好選擇。自己的不集中,會影響其他人的。

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Practise

If you practice correctly, you will see results right away.
正正得正,正負得負。就這麼簡單。

The first is “Entering Into the Stream” – the first step of your practice. Only you can judge if you are here. It’s like getting onto the train. Do you have one foot in, and one foot out or are you on the train and in your seat? Or, are you “moving in the direction of the stream” – on the way to the train station. If you arrive, you know you have arrived.
Thay 的舉例,真的沒有話說。

Take Care

It is important to remember that any powerful tool, including yoga itself, is a double-edged sword (like a surgeon’s scalpel). If used carelessly, it can cause injury. This is also true of facilitated stretching. The key to using techniques like this is to apply them slowly and with care.

無心

繼續無心,快些過這三天就好。好難叫人有心的。

好一個八十後

二十四歲的青年,爭著說是八十後。他好精進的,看的是法律書。

Slept

From Friday night to Sunday 3pm. Really can sleep :P

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Cannot

Is due to 2 tables not linked up @@

佛說八大人覺經 常行精進

以信心、願力及智慧、堅毅地破除煩惱的惡念。
當智慧生起的時候、業力隨轉。

不分享

只是人名這麼簡單,也不願意分享。沒有就沒有,下次好有可能再錯。錯了不影響我的。

How Do I Know

If I know, sure can tell. If you think another way round, sorry.

一環扣一環

再一次肯定,路就是這樣走下去了。不尋尋覓覓,時間是自己的。

沒錢

時常說沒錢,問錢用在哪裡。只回話說告訴我怎樣用錢。好無聊的對話。本身就是無聊話題。沒錢,與我無關。

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

有做,沒做

不是做的那個人說,而是覺得你有做沒做的人說。奇怪。

A & B

怎可以同步呢?講話人好有問題。同樣地,別部門的獨立事件,做不到關我什麼事。不理她。

Forward Bend

When the pelvis tilts back, the lumbar vertebrae flex forward. What this means is that if the hamstrings are tight and we bend forward in Uttanasana, more of the flexion comes from the lumbar spine. This is not optimal, as it can strain the ligaments that surround the vertebral bodies and also exacerbate bulging of the intervertebral disks. Accordingly, lengthening the hamstrings can be key to safely practicing forward bends.

Network

Finally received email from the group. So happy we can meet next month :)

I can say, to join this network is my luck. Sure I do the homework as promised.

亂買

其實是跟著別人的,試過一次。

Monday, January 24, 2011

眼很累,走去吃sushi。可很多人在等位啊!於是想到吃鍋燒烏冬,卻去了沒有去過的店吃吞拿魚蓉飯。要了大碗,HKD80 +10%。給錢後才知道信用卡有九折(回來查看,原來要每人消費二百塊)。

(大葉被我移動過)

人家是這樣拍的

真的沒有這裡辦法,總是弄不好上載圖片。

怎麼,相片擺放不同,光影變得不一樣。好想好好學習光的應用。又看看何時能遇上一位好老師。

被圖片吸引而買

with rice (with berries coat) and wheat flakes (@HKD48)

如果能少一點糖,更好。

不太開心

工作上,沒有滿足感(沒有什麼事情是自己負責的,可很多事情又要我處理),相信這是不太開心的原因。

路過,看見厚身襪褲二十塊,說是公司貨。摸上手感覺很好,買了三條。明天試穿,好的話再買。

Sides of the Neck

First time to feel uneasy for both sides of the neck. What I could observe in the class which the outlook was abit liked the instructor (not teacher, instructor first learnt yoga in his 25 years old and he is a dancer as well). I was standing behind him and could compare through the mirror. Yes, I compared and it was done with purpose as I found the pose of warrior I & II were so ugly (I felt that).   

Sunday, January 23, 2011

新袋子

另外有黑色,最後買了這個。買的時候,沒有袋子供應,要給錢。不要了。不是錢的問題,拿回來的膠袋是沒用的。問店員拿了剪刀,剪去了不要的東西,把原本的袋子放進新袋子裡。回家。

牛奶糖

有18% 成份的奶。

義美蛋糕

現今的人,好寂寞

不知道是否以前也是這樣的,算是高收入人士,卻會參加社區舉辦的活動。那些地方,自家去不是問題。被告訴是因為想建立網絡。他們不是有其方法了嗎??!!

以上的,好沒有論據的。

已經買的

黑加侖子軟糖、兩盒紅豆糖、三排古古力和一大包蝦片。
沒有想到,一下子手能捉到腳。

source of the picture

Saturday, January 22, 2011

又被問

某一個朋友,總是在問我還有沒有上yoga 課。如果沒有什麼特別事故,是不會停的了。那不是一個活動,而是一個團體了。

記憶不可靠

跟朋友晚飯,說著的有不同的版本,每人記得的都是其中的一部分。我說記憶真的不可靠。

不能每人都投入一個話題,可說是可有可無。想起Thay 的教導,I am here for you。

回來查看,上一次見面是在零九年一月三十一號。兩年前了。

Neutral Feeling

In the process of practicing we discover that the neutral feelings are very interesting. As when we sit, there is a sensation that is neutral. When we bring mindfulness to the neutral feeling, you find that it is quite nice. You see that you already have enough conditions for happiness with a neutral feeling. If you look deeply at the neutral feeling you see that it is wonderful. When you see your feelings passing by like a river, you see that 80% of your neutral feelings are quite pleasant. With mindfulness, our neutral feeling is transformed into happiness.

Friday, January 21, 2011

修習

如果一個聽不明白某種語言的人,因為這個原因做不了某些事情,而有情緒的話,太不應該了。
不願意去明白,多說是浪費。
外邊陽光好好,珍惜。

Thursday, January 20, 2011

見到

曾說過,看到有相關職位的就申請。現在看見同一行業的,可不想行動。

Standing Forward Bend

In Uttanasana, firmly press the feet into the mat and then gently attempt to drag them apart (without actually allowing them to move). This is a cue to activate the TFL and gluteus medius. These muscles then pull on the iliac bones and free the sacroiliac joints, allowing that extra millimeter of forward bend from nutation.
試了。

快,閃

此地不宜久留。每人有自己的工作,工種不同人工也不同。那當然不是容易的事,可關我什麼事??!! 神經的。

可以好聲好氣一點嗎

沒有參與過程,要用就要用,更要去理解什麼是什麼。真的是首次。
什麼也沒有是沒有關係的,可以做。但說話的態度好有問題。
沒有不快,只是,可以改變嗎?
回想,什麼新系統有難度呢??!!

超級無聊

你要教仔, 下次請不要我在。我也是在無聊,因為真的很無聊。

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

好心情,sushi 去

吃了四碟新產品。

出名的是茶

我要的卻是咖啡。看著人家的杯上印著奶茶的字眼,幾有趣。

是習慣

從那天,情緒沒有說來就來的一刻起,原來已經成了習慣。不可說是完全的沒有,可以說是一來就走了。

Monday, January 17, 2011

急什麼

近來吃東西的時候,很急的,不趕時間啊!都不知道為什麼。

Back of the Shoulders

It shows it worked yesterday. When I open the chest wide, it feels very comfortable. And I found I stand better now.
 
All is about awareness, mindful, concenration, make a change, awareness, mindful, concentration....never ending :)

Seem Improving

This morning didn't to remind myself no need to have emotion. Encountered 2 issues. In the past, there was emotion but today don't. Seem it is improving.

Today just shared below Thay's teaching. :)

We have too much suffering and no need to have more.

Sunday, January 16, 2011

喜歡看,但不太想吃

很喜歡看關於吃的,可很多的也不太想吃。

課堂體驗

停了一個月的課堂,又開始了。
差不多的狀態,平衡沒有問題。
不過,cobra 就有點吃力。
手部的伸展,很用心地做。有些軟軟的。
起初的熱身,不記得做到那裡,一個暖流在體內流動,到了左膝的附近,感覺有點微痛。就是平時久坐起身走動不適的地方。
左右身體不平衡。
右邊舉手的動作不比左邊的好。
肩膀伸展,舒舒服服的。
在不同的warrior 中轉來轉去,做著triangle 的時候,想把身軀打開一點,人就跌了。
感覺到熱。
今天可以蹲下,腳板到地的。
plank,腳可以用力伸直,可上身很重很重的。簡單說,做得不輕鬆。

星期天的午餐

吃了一半,知道是足夠的份量了;可不吃,有點浪費。把所有的吃完,很不舒服啊!

但是,回家前買了蛋散,吃啊吃的。

Saturday, January 15, 2011

昨晚吃的,還有跟餐的糖水。

午餐

原來炒類只得魚香茄子,會很油膩的。不想吃蛋,於是惟有選腸跟雞。這樣吃,身體在叫喊。

Unitask

Instead of always multitasking, we must teach ourselves to unitask. Mindfulness needs some training. We may be very intelligent. We may understand this right away. But that doesn`t mean we can do it. To do it, we have to practice and train ourselves.

想吃的就有

爸爸買定了方包,知道我要吃花生醬。上次吃糯米飯,很肥膩,想著吃雞飯就好。今晚就有啦!

好悶

每次話題都是一樣,這樣的飯聚,沒有意思的啊!可就是要繼續。沒有所謂,反正只是一餐飯,沒有產生情緒的價值。

Mindfulness

'Mindfulness' means to recollect something, to hold it in our heart day and night.
Mindfulness must be continuous and uninterrupted; and continuous mindfulness brings concentration.
Buddhism can go hand in hand with science. 'Science' here means the spirit of scientific inquiry, the willingness to let go of old views in order to embrace new ones that are closer to reality. Modern science has gone far beyond traditional science, especially in the area of quantum physics. Is what I took for science in the past still science today? Mind and matter are just two manifestations of one reality. They contain one another and depend on one another to manifest. Modern science is putting all its energy into overcoming dualistic ways of thinking – about mind and matter, inside and outside, subject and object, space and time, mass and speed, and so on. If I am still caught in my anger, anxiety, craving and discrimination, then my mind cannot be collected and concentrated enough to see the truth. No matter how sophisticated the instruments are that I use, behind all that technology there is still the mind that observes.
You have to release everything you have encountered before, everything you have previously taken to be the truth. As long as you believe you already hold the truth in your hand, the door to your mind is closed. Even if the truth comes knocking, you will not be able to receive it. Present knowledge is an obstacle. Buddhism demands freedom. Freedom of thought is the basic condition for progress. It is the true spirit of science. It is precisely in that space of freedom that the flower of wisdom can bloom.

六塊的星記

是啊!只給了六塊,因為有一張二十五元的現金券。要了古古力咖啡。喝到最後,杯底是一層古古力醬。

Friday, January 14, 2011

Standing Forward Bend

從來也沒有留意過雙手,在做standing forward bend 的時候。

source of the picture

昨晚

又不能睡了。在想,那些長期失眠的人,好慘的。

今天的我

好有責任感地做事(平時不是馬虎),是幾年前的自己。

年初四,去講座

下午在網上拿了。為何會去?反正上午要上課。其實,想的是,去感受大氣場。

不認識這法師,只知道主辦單位。

別話: 朋友S 告訴這是他在澳洲時跟隨學習的法師。

Right Shoulder

Feeling uneasy of the right shoulder. Surf too much for sure :P

原來

原來,我是喜歡左看看右看看而做事的人。過程中,就看到要做的事情了。

Thursday, January 13, 2011

好好味呀

想著試試“盛八”,沒位,於是向前走,吃了鍋燒烏冬,還是好好吃啊!今次,蛋黃被我滾熟到溫泉蛋的程度。

好開心呀

同事離去了(被逼)又回來,做一個完全是新的工作。很替他高興。

發現

終於被發現了,現在的不滿,是因為沒了信任。我是最不喜歡要我做事情可卻不信任我的。

終於知道

追看淩晨的電視劇,時常問為何喜歡,是一種特別的喜歡。義工的話題固然是吸引的,可知道不是這。昨晚終於被發現了,原來是一個影子。有點像一個他。不知道他可知道我是喜歡他的。

拍打

把全身拍打,會暖起來的。

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

咖哩羊肉

這個,好好吃的。

無心工作

做了半天,只做了最低限度的。

不要升職,不要更多的錢(天下沒有免費的午餐),也不太想做。於是這樣。

一條圍巾

今天圍了一條被遺忘的圍巾。
是一個故事。
快八年了。開始在哪?

好暖

氣溫得單位數,可人很溫暖啊! 因為我多穿了衣服。時常說人有人凍,衣有衣凍。穿的是去北京時所穿的,很久以前的事。

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

自己的事

一是走,如要留下,就好好管理自己的想法。自己不開心不打緊,可不要影響到別人。

Collective

When the children come to the retreat, they can relax because the adults are relaxed. Here together we create a good environment and that is a collective energy."

Openness

In the depth of this awareness, we can see the terms of our true responsibility (our ability to respond) as naturally calling for complete openness.
In heart-to-heart exchanges, a listener’s responses can give the speaker an experience of being heard, which can in and of itself be healing. This is an art, calling for slowing down and being calm, open, accepting, nonjudgmental, and truthful.

Anapanasati Sutta

安般守意經
Breath-Mindfulness Discourse

There are 16 steps. I still in the first two :)

The first eight have the two broad categories of body and feelings.
nirvana and reflects that this is the most wonderful exercise. We can contemplate our true nature. No birth. No death. No coming. No going. That is nirvana. The highest point in Buddhist teaching.
nirvana = 涅槃

Need to be Invited

Other mental formations only come when you invite them. For example, Mindfulness. You want to do walking meditation, sitting meditation, etc. Mindfulness is the core of the practice. When you are not present, you are in forgetfulness. Mindfulness means you are present. How? Bring your mind back to your body and then you can see things around you. In breath. Out breath. Breath is a tool for Mindfulness.
Mindfulness, concentration, and insight are “particular” mental formations because we must call them. By creating new habits and new neuropathways through mindfulness, concentration, and insight.
這個,很容易忘記的。

蝦米

在家,沒有多活動的,只有時侯動動上身和肩膀居多。今早,賴在床上的時候,做了蝦米式,差不多腿能碰到肚子了。

不怕

無端問了自己一個問題,如果跟他見面可以嗎。回答是,沒有問題。說也奇怪,十年了,可一次也沒有在街上碰過;連他的家人也沒有,只一次在電視新聞上看到他的阿姨被訪問。

吃了蛋

左看右看,居然要了蛋。再看看,除了一點點火腿煙肉外,算是素了。問了一問,未到兩點吃了下午茶。不想吃午餐的份量。

那有這麼順利

天真的以為可以順利通過,又要繼續。可沒有多大的情緒。有人沒人,根本就是差不多。反正,有時間也不想多做。

好慘,肯做都沒有一個機會。那些無聊東西,誰真的願意做??!!

人在心不在

逼著要去,也不想有說話聽,去就去。其實才幾個小時的活動,不需要有這麼多的情緒。

Monday, January 10, 2011

做完就走

今天就是這樣的過,做到七點半。一點情緒也沒有(人很清醒的)。

這樣的過生活,好好啊!

還想說的是,感受到讓你盡情想卻沒有想的情況。跟唱著island of the self 是一樣的。好美妙。

能答就不好問為何

今天的體會。

為何不需要問,是因為有太多的個人決定,是不會跟你說明白的。這樣,有答案等於沒有答案。她自己也解釋不到的時候走來問我,我說的只有事實。一個不夠用,多說一個。解釋不解釋,意義不在。

Sunday, January 9, 2011

傳統的

二月有禪修活動(基本上是坐),想想參加不參加。可沒有晚餐的啊!又有很多的規矩,天氣這麼冷。想,要這麼辛苦嗎?!當下,已經不想參加了。

懊惱

有時侯是會這樣的。明明有方法而不困難,為何人們總是不願意嘗試一下。很多時候,情緒就是這樣產生的。

Insight

When your mindfulness becomes powerful, your concentration becomes powerful, and when you are fully concentrated, you have a chance to make a breakthrough, to achieve insight.
transform 就是這樣發生的。

Taking Refuge

In order to take refuge, you have to produce the energy of concentration, mindfulness, and insight. Then you are protected by the energy of the Three Jewels. When we practice “I come back to the island of myself, to take refuge in myself,” we have to practice breathing in such a way that we produce the energy of mindfulness, concentration,
and insight. When we practice like that, we produce the energy of Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha, and then we really are protected by the Three Jewels. As members of the Order of Interbeing, our practice must be solid, so that whenever we have difficulties, we know what to do to get back our equanimity, our balance, our freedom, our solidity. One of the methods is taking refuge in the Three Jewels.
團(專心的人在一起),能量很強的。高興的是,可隨時跟他們一起。

You only teach what you yourself practice.

To Receive

But because we don’t have the capacity to receive, we let down the person who gives. We are not kind to the person who gives when we don’t receive the gift. So learning is a matter of receiving. We have to be there to receive, to learn. When we have received we can continue the ancestral line.

三個晚餐

煲仔飯,火鍋和半糯米飯(加了平常吃的米)。

法集要頌經圓寂品第二十六

最妙聖言教
流布無窮際
世共傳習者
實無有厭時
這個,能看得明白。

Listening to Live Chanting

The sound is so beautiful.

為何只是一店

每年都有的抗議。想問的是,為何是這集團,而不是一些貴價日本店。魚從何來?!!

Think & Act, Act & Think

“You can’t think your way into right action, but you can act your way into right thinking.”
有些人會覺得我某天的決定是隨便的,可我的想法是,反正都是依從這路走,有一個難得的機會,當然自然地做了。如果當天沒有下這決定,現在更加是坐立不安。

View

People suffer because they are caught in their views. As soon as we release those views, we are free and we don't suffer anymore.
事實,隨時改變(不是發生了的有所改變,而是因應時序而顯現不同)。那麼,還需要執著??!!

好像明白,但是又有點不明白的。

Ultimately right view is the absence of any view. It’s only a matter of whether we're clear or not clear. It’s not a matter of good or bad, of judging, punishing, or even statistics. Those are all just views, ways of looking at the world.

為何

為何人們總認為我跟老闆合拍??!!或者是。她的思想行為,很容易知道的。不喜歡她是事實,知道又是另一回事。或者,是我要改變了。想法上。如果別人看的是事實(根本是,每人看的都是自己的事實),那麼,那些情緒來得很沒意義了。

Busy with What

What is it we're so busy with, exactly? For many of us, it's working to pay for the fancy diploma, the new car, the bigger house, the exotic vacation. When we take time for relaxation and meditation, and turn off the constant drumbeat of advertising we've been inviting into our home, we find we actually need very little to be happy. We already have so many conditions for happiness that cost us nothing at all. Just take our eyes, for example. Our eyes are miraculous; they are like a pair of jewels. We only need to open them to see the blue sky, fluffy white clouds, beautiful flowers, the faces of our loved ones. Or our ears: anytime we like, we can take in the sounds of inspiring music, of bird songs, of a burbling stream, of the wind whistling through pine trees. These are wonders of life, accessible to us at any moment through our eyes and ears. Our body's still healthy, our legs are healthy, and these are wonders in our very own body.

Can we find fulfillment in these costless joys and live more simply, so we have time to listen deeply to those close to us or write a letter to our Senator? When we wake up, when we become more aware of what's going on, and see what we really need to do (and not do), this easily can bring major changes to our personal lives and also to our entire society. In fact, I don't know what else can.

Present with the Past

We can learn a lot from the past. We have to re-examine the past and learn from it. But that does not mean that we are imprisoned by the past. Those two things have nothing to do with each other.
越看越有意思。
It is because we establish our body and mind stably in the present moment that we have the capacity to learn from the past. Otherwise we just dream about the past, or we are haunted by the past. The future is the same way.
The future is made up of only one substance, and that is the present. If you know how to take care of the present with all your heart, you are doing everything you can for the future. Thinking and dreaming about the future does not take a long time — you don’t need twenty-four hours to dream about it! You only need one or two minutes, and that’s fine.
這,說得真美妙。

Saturday, January 8, 2011


You Paint the World with Calming Colors




You are a true friend. You are very dependable.

Your friends can always count on you to be competent. You are good at anything you do.

You are a truly successful person ... though sometimes it's hard for you to appreciate your success.

You are quite cautious and conservative. You like to weigh risks carefully.

You Are Intelligent




You are a very stubborn and headstrong person. You know you are capable, and you never doubt your decisions.

You resent authority and being told what to do. In most cases you know best anyway.

You are constantly underestimated and misunderstood in your life. People don't understand how great you are.

You don't mind if your greatness goes unrecognized though. You know your own value, and that's good enough for you!

You Try to Tread Lightly




You would like to make the world a better place, but you also don't want to inflict any damage on it.

You try to live a green and sustainable life. The environment matters deeply to you.

You are thoughtful in your decisions and words. You think everyone should try harder not to harm one another.

You don't think big... in fact, you tend to think small. You know that one small action can make a big difference.

Listening

Listening requires a silence, an outer silence and an inner silence to be able to hear what is being said and also what is not being said.

Truth

Thay said, “What you spoke was not the truth. Truth is something that has the capacity to reconcile, to give people hope, to give people happiness. That is truth! When you speak and it causes damage, even though it may be correct, it is not truth.”
這,是我需要的。
If we do not have happiness within ourselves, if we do not have peace within ourselves, whatever we do is only a reaction. Action is based on joy and happiness; reaction is based on suffering and pain.
原來大弟子也曾經有我所想的。有所懷疑,就繼續修習。

Right Thinking

The Buddha proposed the practice of right thinking. During sitting meditation or during the time of working, thoughts like that might arise, but you don’t allow yourself to be the victim of negative thoughts. You just allow them to come and you recognize them. This is a thought, and this thought is just a thought; it’s not reality. Later on you might write it down on a piece of paper, and you have a look at it. When you are capable of recognizing your thought, you are no longer a victim of it. You are yourself, even if these thoughts are negative.
好怕,一些人說來說去也不知道要怎樣的。可,不能這樣,繼續修習。

Interbeing

This is a statement about interbeing. If you are not there, I cannot be here.
在,什麼也不用再說了,已經是最好。

回想,為何掛念,是因為你我同在。

Throw Away

The word is “throwing away”. It’s very strong; it’s not just letting go.

少了一些

那些不滿,好像少了一些。真的很喜歡梅村的信念和方法。看著聽著,空間大了。不滿,在我而言,都是一些感受到被逼的事情。

午餐

十六塊,又一餐(魚柳包 + 咖啡)。還有最新的雜誌看,多好。

You Are Realistic




You see the world as it is. You are don't get too caught up in idealism.

You are more of a doer than a dreamer. And there's always something important at the top of your to-do list!

You are a hard worker, and you enjoy being productive. You especially like working with your hands.

You highly skilled in at least a few technical areas. You enjoy improving what you know how to do.

沒有耐性

那天,跟別部門的同事談,跟她解釋了為何這樣做,可她聽不明白,還在說她不明白的地方(她以為自己明白)。當刻,越說越沒有耐性。最後,她算是明白了(她以為我在說她不對)。

只講不聽的談話,令人討厭的。要如何修習?

Correct the Past

So you have the chance to correct the past; this is wonderful. We say that the past is already gone, but the past is always returning with its new manifestations, and with those manifestations we can correct it.

If you have said something that’s not worthy of you, say something else today, and that will transform everything. Do something different today based on right view and transform the whole situation. That is possible.
不做不好的,就是改了。在這裡,寫了很多次。這方法,簡單,好用。

改不到嗎?看看有沒有right view 了。

回想以前工作上的合作夥伴,我們提的意見,很多時候她都不問為什麼,做到的就會做。很喜歡她的,所以她著我們做的,也不會問什麼就好好的做。

現在的,說你做的不對,花了時間談,又是原地踏步,或是做更多無聊的事情。可她以為把不好的改過來了。

Impermanence

It is the concentration on impermanence that will save you, and not the idea of impermanence.

Step by Step

Just like any scientific field, Buddhism needs to take steps. When we cannot take the first step and the second step, it’s very difficult for us to take further steps. That is why we should not hurry too much or be pulled away by the theoretical realm. We need to grasp the basic practices first.

When we have enough peace in the body and the mind, we have the capacity to listen. Then we can take care of more difficult situations. In us there are certain preconceptions that we have accumulated from the past. When we listen to something new, we have a tendency to fight against it. Maybe there’s this structure inside us when we first listen to a teaching. That is why the Buddha taught us how to break through these views, whatever we learned yesterday. If we cannot let go of what we studied in the past, we cannot go on to the next step. If you don’t let go of the fifth step, you cannot take the sixth step. If you want to go to the seventh step, you have to let go of the sixth step.

No Compare

We don’t want to waste time saying that this practice is better than other practices.
遇到了,很美妙。
Whatever practice we do, we want to reach the fruits of that practice — freshness, happiness, calmness. There is peace and happiness right away, and we don’t have to wait until three, four months later or three, four years later to taste that fruit. It’s the same way in the practice of evoking the name of the Buddha. We invoke the name of the Buddha in such a way that there is peace and happiness right in the moment while invoking the name. If we feel fear or anxiety, it is not in the spirit of the teachings of the Buddha. So that’s what it means, dwelling peacefully and happily in the present moment.

Communication

When the body and mind are relaxed, we have the capacity to listen to the other person and to speak gentle words. Then we can re-establish communication between us. The other person may be our spouse, our partner, our daughter or our son, our friend, or our parents. That practice is deep listening and loving speech. If there is no peace in the body and the mind, we cannot practice loving speech and deep listening. When we are able to practice deep listening and loving speech, we can help the other person to suffer less. Joy can be re-established in the family.

Friday, January 7, 2011

Breath

“In, out, deep, slow. Calm, ease, smile, release.” That’s the fourth exercise: “Smile, release.”

晚餐

吃了煲仔飯,等的時間比吃的還長,好在有電視看。想著喝什麼,咖啡怕喝了睡不了,薑檸樂嗎,要等,而且喝東西慢的我,不想坐著慢慢喝。都是回家喝薑茶好了。

被問

有人問我如果某某走了,工作怎辦,我說我不懂的。反問,如果我走了,工作怎辦;可沒有繼續話題了。

不懂,不是真的不懂,只是一些技術上的不懂。話過我知就懂,可做得更好。

Practise

“To practice Buddhism as a monk is always easier than to practice as a layperson. In Vietnam we say, ‘To practice as a monk is easiest; to practice as a layperson is much more difficult.’ To practice not to have a sexual relationship is much easier than to maintain practice in a relationship, because in order to maintain mindfulness, concentration, and insight in a sexual relationship you need a lot of practice.”
曾這樣想過,是一致的。

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沒意義

朋友跟我說她感覺frustrated,在思想往後應怎樣。其實這是一個很難想得好的問題。為何要想?因為沒了意義感??!!

說起意義,剛剛弄了個報表出來。本應是區域做的,他們說沒有我就自己左看右看做出來的。有了它,什麼也一目了然。

Thursday, January 6, 2011

晚上吃 sushi

很久沒有晚上去吃了,價錢還沒變。說也怪怪的,換來了會員卡,才去了兩三次。沒了會員卡,又心思思想著去。

全然不知道

本來要走左邊,卻向了右邊。到了地面,才問自己為何這樣走。這樣,沒了熱咖啡。

發夢

有時想,另一半要是有小店或者有樓就好了。可以立即不用工作。如果他也喜歡禪就最好。

Just Paid Tax

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

一句講晒

不錯就不需要更正,為何要煩惱??!!不對症下藥,講一世也是廢話。
要陪這些人顛,天啊!
換了從前,一早就點出從哪裡出發來討論。
現在,說了不知道會發生什麼事,都是做“無能”的好了。反正做了一個歷史出來,有人自己拿了所有的merit。不稱讚沒問題,不好小小事就罵罵罵。別人做不好,黑我臉也解決不到問題。

肉丸

終於都吃了(雖然在公司附近),九塊五粒。夠熱,會再吃。

有排凍

:(

没有人懂的

這個人,只有一個。
"晨早流流俾人話"
我又不是會計人,怎知道會計做了什麼。這個人,越來越過分。

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

自由

自由是
不需要比較
不是別人做的就要跟著做
不是別人不做的就跟著不做
為什麼而做
不做可以嗎
做了是怎樣
了了分明

Monday, January 3, 2011

腳,很冷啊

全身只有腳板感覺冰冷,要來一個熱水澡,然後睡覺。

買不到

想著買禮物給自己,可是到了店鋪,看不到雜誌上看到的。

被討論過

覺得被人討論過,因為今天被問了一問題,關於工作崗位的。

好了,過了今天

好了,情緒上沒了過分大的負擔。

Sure No

How to ask how to answer. Therefore it is empty asking :)
 
Want to lunch better and end up not lunch with the usual colleague but ended up with a partner. The wish is met but not as expected.

Cake is Here :)

So happy to have a gift today.

Sunday, January 2, 2011

Listening to Thay's Live Talk

This time Thay is speaking in French.
  • suffering is enough, no need to create more

吃不到燒魚

居然有很多人在等位,還想靜靜看看書。最後外賣了粥和炒麵。

別人不做的

別人不做的我來做,不如一早開始說是我做的,感覺會好些。如果平時做了,顯得偷偷摸摸,會被人罵。到了要做的時候就趕趕趕,超級無聊。

一改再改,不如全部都看啦??!!!

吃了兩年的蛋糕

Saturday, January 1, 2011

Dharma Talk

Event: September 12, 2010. 113-minute dharma talk given by Thich Nhat Hanh in Singapore during the Peaceful Mind, Open Heart Retreat at the Kong Meng San Pu Jue Zen Monastery.
  • mindful breathing can help us to handle strong emotion
  • know what to do and know what not to do
  • practise 3 weeks, become a habit
  • mental formation, manifest
  • watering the good seeds
  • freedom is the foundation of happiness
  • freedom from craving
這個,跟在香港聽的相近,可再聽就能吸收多一點,也看看自己做了多少。聽了沒,有做才是。

吃肉不吃肉

英國朋友有時問我不吃肉了嗎。這個,還在吃。不吃是可以的,不一定要吃;但也沒有刻意不吃。沒有多想,到了不吃的時候自然就不會吃了,不想因為是因為某某而不吃。不是吃什麼,而是怎樣吃比較重要。

很懶很懶

睡完又睡,不太情願在五點多起來。知道是身體的某些狀況,一些不想面對的事情。

濃濃的味道

妹妹一嗅,就說很香。她說有花生啊!我說花生醬當然有花生。說後想想,她吃過的可能是沒有花生粒的。