The Dalai Lama offers a short teaching on kindness and good heartedness.
Food is precious. We don’t always remember that until there’s not much left. Then it’s obvious. Food is an everyday matter, until it disappears. Then we know it’s terribly important, and the simplest dishes can be divine. That they’re there at all seems providential.
Journal entries and letters of the late Zen monk Maura O’Halloran.
Shinge Roko Sherry Chayat interviews Dai-En Patricia Bennage Roshi on the teacher’s discovery of the Dharma and experiences becoming a nun in Japan.