“How do you think the unthinkable … How is the way, unthinkable thinking is how.”
Reflections on the Prajna Paramita: Awakening the Archive, Tape 19
“We only say what we believe in, so that is why you feel that you have understood it [laughs, laughter]. Do you see?”
Alive Until You’re Dead – A New Book by Susan Moon
“Being present at a birth is inspiring. Being present at a death can also open us to vastness and love.”
Meet Erin Merk: Zen Priest and Innovative High School Teacher
Erin appreciates and enjoys the opportunity to be around young people in an educational environment with so much learning energy and interesting faculty members.
To Polish a Tile Is Our Practice Actually: Awakening the Archive, Tape 18
“Almost all the experiences you have, will be already told by some of our patriarchs. They are waiting for you to experience something always.”
Tassajara’s Gate Opens for the Guest Season!
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.
Jukai Ceremony at City Center April 23
Congratulations to three initiates who received the precepts in a ceremony at City Center on April 23. The preceptor was Keiryu Lien Shutt.
Pamela Weiss on Cultivating a Mind of Great Faith
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.”