Equanimity in Diversity

Guided by your original nature, your true face, everything is illuminated. With a reading from: ” The Platform Sutra: The Zen Teaching of Hui-neng .”  — Pine, Red.

Eat Cake

Dharma talk – Sunday, July 4, 2021.  “Equanimity, and cake”

Linji’s Grandfatherly Advice

On this Fathers Day, 6/20/2021, Will reads from The Record of Linji (Linji Lu). Linji is the great grandfather of one of the schools of Zen (Chan) and has a message for us today. “Nowadays, he who studies buddhadharma must seek true insight. Gaining true insight, he is not affected by birth-and-death, but freely goes or stays. He needn’t seek the excellent— that which is excellent will come of itself.”  

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.

Wheel-of-suffering and dependent origination

Dependent Origination

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

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?