Sitting still on a stormy night.
What is the source of tension in your life?
Today’s Dharma Talk includes a reading from “The Record of Linji” – translation and commentary by Ruth Fuller Sasaki. “I believe that Zen, particularly Rinzai Zen, has a significant role in the present world. Modern people are adrift amid the great confusion and uncertainty of contemporary life. The Linji lu can give us a foundation on which to construct a new and powerful view of human existence.” –Yamada Mumon
While sitting on the wellspring, looking out into the desert at a mirage expecting it to quench our thirst.
What defines you, binds you.
According to the Buddha, there are three poisons that cause suffering. We examine how the conception of a self and our identification with I, me, and mine is at the root of our suffering.
Do you hear? Do you see? Don’t Judge…
Today’s discussion focuses on issues that come up during sitting meditation.
Samsara is life and death, past, present, and future, measurement. Satori is the boundless, endless, clear-like space, timeless moment.
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