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.
Dharma Talk from Sunday, July 11, 2021. Reaching beyond Labels, Form, and Perceptions.
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.
The Road trip to my old homestead in northeastern Pennsylvania was a lifetime in the making. Touching into the deep recesses of my repository consciousness, the storehouse of all memories. Bittersweet memories intermixing with the present moment like clouds breaking up rays of sunshine. Real and unreal, laughing and crying at the same time. Emotions dragged out of the deep caverns of the forgotten. One flowing into the other. My mother’s ashes placed next to my daughter Karen’s and my […]
Don’t believe everything you think. Don’t believe what you are programmed to think. Imaged reality is created by projecting our habitual thinking.
Liberation is not a ticket to somewhere else. impermanence, emptiness, no-self…
This week we are birthing the Buddha, as we contemplate dependent origination and no-self.