Advice on Mind Watching

Just awaken the mind and be alert. Turn your attention from the outside and radiate within. Let the awakening and watching be perpetually alive and bright.
Cut off the three poisonous minds. Permanently melt them away. Close the door of the six Thieves entrance, so they cannot sneak in.
Then, immeasurable, as the sand of the Ganges River, virtue and merit, various adornment, and dharma will be attained.
Pass over the old beings and attain the holy result. A second could be a far distance away. Since enligthenment is between now and the blink of an eye, why should we wait for gray hairs?
True Dharma gate is profound and bottomless, how can we talk of it at all? We have only been talking of a simple way of watching the mind to let it be seen a little.

Body & Mind in Zen Buddhism

Here you can find more information about the ordination as Zen Monk / Zen Nun. For further questions about the mind contact us at any time via a contact form on the homepage or call. We would be pleased to welcome you in one of our Zen temples. Visit for a cup of coffee, an evening meditation, for a short or long term templestay. The temple gates are always open and the daily routine continues. Examine and Share Life & Death with the Zen Nuns and Zen Monks in Switzerland.