Buddhism is known for two words in particular: Wisdom and Compassion but the word Love is infrequently found in the literature and in Dharma talks. Why is that?
Buddhist teacher and author of “The Buddha in Jail” Cuong Lu talks about his experience working with prisoners and our ability to overcome suffering or as he puts it “to be happiness”.
This talk explores the need to be mindful of the true motivation that guides our activities.
Leaving for another state, Isabelle Johansen reflects on mindfulness, on I versus we and on her experience at Kannon Do.
This talk is about expressing practice in life and work in a culture dedicated to progress.
Comments on the Sandokai, some stories of her encounters with Suzuki Roshi, and the ‘Grandmother Heart Mind’ teaching.
Guest speaker Kathy Early explores what the Buddha said about suffering in her talk.
Guest speaker Michael McCord says that the root of Zen practice is learning to accept what is arising without needing to suppress it or change it. From that starting place, we can slowly settle with what is going on such that we gain clarity and then understanding about when and how to act.