Fully Inhabiting Your Life

Ango Opening: What’s Your Story?

Ango Opening: What’s Your Story?

Seido talks about the Dharma Cloud practice of telling one's life story to open the fall practice period. It's through the release of one's story and willingness to have a story without being attached t it that the path of Zen is realized....

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Bodhisattva Precept Class: Not Speaking Dishonestly

Bodhisattva Precept Class: Not Speaking Dishonestly

Seido talks about the precept "Do Not Speak Dishonestly - Communicate Truthfully." Talks on precepts include four lenses - the absolute truth illustrated in the line "the sweet dew covers the earth and within it lies the truth." The relative truth points to our need...

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Awakening Inside the Dream

Awakening Inside the Dream

Every dewdrop manifested in every realm is a dream. The dream is the glowing clarity of the one hundred grasses. ~ Dogen Zenji        If we’re really interested in waking up, we should befriend our dreams. Through our dreams we study the self in its unadorned form. We...

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