Tassajara monks Lauren and Kogen Dito-Keith are delighted to announce the birth of baby Calliope. Born on Saturday, March 12, at 1:11am, and named after the muse of epic poetry, Calliope Gail Dito-Keith is 7.1 lbs and 19in long, and “perfect in every way”, according to her parents – indeed, she’s “a babe in the world in five aspects complete”, as Kogen’s teacher Eijun Linda Cutts commented.
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Tim sees this as “a tactile expression of the dropping away of the self. It’s community based ... Sewing the abbots' robes is deeply moving.”
Most of the classes offered on Online Learning were live Zoom classes offered during the last few years, repackaged with added material.
Writing is a solitary practice, but ... it’s not lonely. At every stage I’ve felt community—the writing community, the arts community, and the sangha.