Talk

Presented by

Chuck Ramey

Recorded:
7/28/2019
Location:
Nickerson St. Zendo
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Has this Buddha given his life to Christ?

Coming from a fundamentalist Christian backgroud, Chuck struggled with a moralistic view of the Buddhist precepts.  Over time, by contemplating his resistence to affirming what he already knew to be true, he learned to heal his painful past and move on through Jukai and ordination.

What moved him in his deepest struggle were these simple words by Suzuki Roshi:

Real precepts are beyond words.