Sharing a poem and its meaning. (https://ordinaryzensangha.org/mountains-rivers-are-just-so/) Dharma Talk, Oct. 17, 2021.
Dharma Talk Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021. How can we be comforted by knowing there is nothing we can hold on to or grasp?
Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021 Dharma Talk this week focuses on being intimately engaged with life.
Dharma talk – Sunday, July 4, 2021. “Equanimity, and cake”
The great way is the still point permeating all movement. “Moonlight on water”
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.”
Taking the bait, you get cooked and eaten.
This week we are birthing the Buddha, as we contemplate dependent origination and no-self.
“The sun, the stars, the trees, the rivers are already teaching us the Diamond Sutra” -208 Kongans – Original Light Temple
Great Faith, Great Courage, Great Question. Upcoming Buddha’s Birthday Retreat, what are we celebrating?