Tenkei Coppens

‘Basically the only thing we have to do is “just sit there” and be “unfabricated.” Now how hard could that be? Just sit there and be unfabricated. Well if you are honest, what is it that goes through our minds about 99.9% of the time? What are all these thoughts about? I sometimes call it “Channel Me.” I can watch it for days.’ (Sitting under the Bodhi Tree)

I think anyone who has sat a long sesshin knows about this. I have used that terms on occasion, and found it a very helpful label when I fall into internal navel gazing during long sits.

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