“This kind of ‘I’ is called inmost ‘I,’ or ultimate ‘I.’ It cannot be the subject of study, or philosophy, or science, or psychology.”
“When you forget yourself … you take the true activity of the big existence. When we realize this, there is no problem whatsoever in this world.”
As SFZC slowly reopens to the wider public, becoming a guest student is one way to experience Living the Temple Life.
“When you try to do something, itself it is enlightenment. It is expression of our true nature.”
Leslie couldn’t imagine her life without Zen practice. “Although I’m no longer training formally, practice infuses my life.”
SFZC and Engage Wisdom are pleased to offer these previously unavailable talks; completion of the project will coincide with SFZC’s 60th anniversary.
“Even though you read Zen literature you have to keep this beginner’s mind. You have to read it with fresh mind.”
“You don’t do anything, but let our true nature work by itself. This is Zen practice.”
On September 26, Eijun Linda Cutts offered lay initiation to Anne Roise and Jenny Hernandez.