“We only say what we believe in, so that is why you feel that you have understood it [laughs, laughter]. Do you see?”
“Being present at a birth is inspiring. Being present at a death can also open us to vastness and love.”
Erin appreciates and enjoys the opportunity to be around young people in an educational environment with so much learning energy and interesting faculty members.
“Almost all the experiences you have, will be already told by some of our patriarchs. They are waiting for you to experience something always.”
May the healing energy of this valley, and the transformative power of practice, nourish and sustain all of us, and all who enter this gate.
Congratulations to three initiates who received the precepts in a ceremony at City Center on April 23. The preceptor was Keiryu Lien Shutt.
Pamela is drawn to the “Hsin Hsin Ming” because it helps illuminate how we can live an undivided life.
Buddhism Is Not a Special Teaching; Enlightenment Is Not a Particular Stage: Awakening the Archive, Tape 17
“What you see, what you understand, in term of concept, is not always true. This is the secret of Buddhism.”
Congratulations to Winter 2022 shusos Koei Kim Hart and Kodo Conlin.