The Middle Way

Liberation is not a ticket to somewhere else. impermanence, emptiness, no-self…

Wheel-of-suffering and dependent origination

Dependent Origination

This week we are birthing the Buddha, as we contemplate dependent origination and no-self.

Expounding the Diamond Sutra

“The sun, the stars, the trees, the rivers are already teaching us the Diamond Sutra” -208 Kongans – Original Light Temple

diamond-sutra-illustration

Foundational Pillars of Zen

Great Faith, Great Courage, Great Question. Upcoming Buddha’s Birthday Retreat, what are we celebrating?

Perfection of Wisdom

Dharma Talk, May 2, 2021 – Parjna Paramita What are two aspects of consciousness? What is Perfect Wisdom?

Mandala by Charlene

Birthlessness

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 Dharma Talk – Birthlessness…

The Dharma in plain sight

The Dharma is in plain sight, yet is nowhere to be found. How does a Bodhisattva save all sentient beings?