Imagined Reality

Don’t believe everything you think. Don’t believe what you are programmed to think. Imaged reality is created by projecting our habitual thinking.

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?

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?