North Mountain’ and gets enlightenment. What do they attain?” Zen Master Hahn Am replied, “In front of the meditation rooms there are many roof tiles.” 1) “Cloud appears over South Mountain, rain over North Mountain.” what does this mean? 2) Is Zen Master Hahn Am’s answer correct or not? Commentary If you see something, you become blind. If you hear something, you become deaf. If you open your mouth, you become mute. Without making anything, you already find a good answer.
He held out his short staff and said: ‘If you call this a short staff, you oppose its reality. If you do not call it a short staff, you ignore the fact. Now what do you wish to call this?’ The landlord says; “I’m sorry sir, if you don’t pull your trousers back up I’m going to have to throw you out.”
I have been meditating for about half a year. I can clear my mind and keep it free of pointless everyday thoughts. However, I want more. What can I do during meditation to become closer to myself and create thoughts that can affect the physical world. I believe thoughts have energy and mass and can influence the physical world. How can I become master of my mind?