Myo, as defined by Hoko Jan Karnegis, the director of the Sanshin Zen community.
The teachers are asked “What happens to our right effort if we lose the ability to practice or to work with our mind?”
Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso explains why Mahamudra practice makes our view, meditation, and action unhindered, like a lance flashing free in the open sky.
The Mahayana view of emptiness, says Thanissaro Bhikkhu, is too abstract and philosophical to be of much help in our everyday lives. Instead he offers a Theravada path of emptiness that starts with taking an honest look at our day-to-day actions and leads ultimately to enlightenment.
A forum on diversity and divisions in American Buddhism, with Socho Koshin Ogui, Rev. Ron Kobata, Wakoh Shannon Hickey, and Duncan Ryuken Williams. Introduction by Charles S. Prebish.
Jan Chozen Bays ponders the question of evil’s origin, considering the Christian and the Buddhist perspectives on good and evil.
Taking the Path as the Result; Dogen on Meditation and Thinking; The Platform Sutra; The Mirror of Zen; Songs and Instructions of the Karmapas; and more.
Barry Boyce reports on the growing community of Unitarian Universalists adopting Buddhist practices.