Shikantaza demands our full self-expression, says Tenshin Reb Anderson, and this can only be realized when we meet intimately with others.
A panel discussion with Ajahn Sumedho, Reverend Patricia Dai-En Bennage, Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche and Gaylon Ferguson on shikantaza – formless meditation.
John Daido Loori, Roshi explains why non-thinking is right thought in this commentary on Dogen’s 300 Koan Shobogenzo, Case 129: “Yoashan’s Non-Thinking”
Whenever I give a talk, the listeners and I may find ourselves in a paradoxical situation… I try to explain something that can’t be explained.
The pitfall is always within yourself. This very body and mind is the Way. You are complete to begin with. There is no gap, but you think there is.