Dharma Gate | Apr 2017
Looking at various aspects of the teaching of moment-by-moment birth and death.
Introducing the topic for the sesshin: moment-by-moment birth and death. Looking at how this teaching impacts our lives.
Working with a quote from Dogen: "Just set aside your body and mind, forget about them, and throw them into the house of the buddha; then all is done by the buddha. When you follow this, you are free from birth and death and become a buddha without effort or scheme."
More on moment-by-moment birth and death. Noticing the discontinuity of self. Being held by Avalokiteshvara in the midst it all.
More on the topic of moment-by-moment birth and death. Returning to delusion, knowing it too is the house of Buddha. Returning to delight and caring for our eveyday world.