The goal of ZEN is enlightenment. To figure out something by meditation or by a sudden flash of enlightenment. ZEN is a point of instantaneous enlightenment.
An IDEA is typically represented as a LIGHT coming on. The DAWN of understanding. This is also represented as the EYE of WISDOM, the third eye opening.
[Mat 6:22.8] The light of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of light.
A COMMITED FOCUS (this is FAITH) on any perticular subject (person, place, or thing; book, statue, painting, sunset, the sky, a rose, a crucifix, etc..) opens the door to the THOUGHT (Spirit, Understanding, Knowledge, Wisdom) which INSPIRED it.
ZEN / SUN / SON / JESUS ----> GOD / DYAUS / YHVH = BRIGHT / SHINING
Starting at the Caucus Mountains (Mt. Ararat according to the bible) The name of God was "Ju". By the time it reached Ireland, it became "Dia". And reaching Japan the name had become "Zen". I put these two words together and saw - "Dia Zen" - Design. The Creator. Isn't that neat?
[Mal 4:2.9] But for you who fear my name the SUN of righteousness shall rise, with healing in its wings. You shall go forth leaping like calves from the stall.
When you COMMIT YOUR FOCUS on Jesus (the Name of the Lord), the door of UNDERSTANDING / SALVATION / ENLIGHTENMENT opens.
[Wis 5:6.16] So it was we who strayed from the way of truth, and the light of righteousness did not shine on us, and the sun did not rise upon us.
[Gen 28:12.29] And he dreamed that there was a ladder set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven; and behold, the angels of God were ascending and descending on it!
[Gen 28:13] And behold, the LORD stood above it and said, "I am the LORD, the God of Abraham your father and the God of Isaac; the land on which you lie I will give to you and to your descendants;
All things which exist in reality go through a process of CREATION.
Buddha means TEACHER.
Rabbi means TEACHER.
Jesus is The TEACHER.
[Mat 12:38.11] Then some of the scribes and Pharisees said to him, "Teacher, we wish to see a sign from you."
[John 12:46.8] I have come as light into the world, that whoever believes in me may not remain in darkness.
All Glory and Honor are yours Almighty One, forever and ever, Amen!