Thay, as he was affectionately known, was one of the world’s great Bodhisattvas, bringing Buddhism to the West with his compassionate teachings.
“We have completed sesshin. This will become more meaningful if you extend this practice from today to tomorrow, and from sitting to everyday life.”
Tassajara was a deeply healing time reflecting the power of community and creativity. Friends made almost 20 years ago are still friends today.
The first time Peter Coyote read his poems in public, he was terrified and shy. “It was so tender.”
“Rolfing is extraordinarily effective at helping us reconnect with the body and removing obstacles that prevent us from experiencing nothing special.”
“This is very difficult to apply in your everyday life, but if you have this attitude in your inmost heart, you can do anything, free from duality.”
Shusos: Roger Hillyard, Michael Gelfond, and Tim Kroll.
This is a traditional Japanese rite of passage celebration for ages three, five, and seven, considered crucial years in a child’s development.
“Things speak all the time, but if your ears aren’t attuned, you have to learn to listen.”