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Rev. Myo tells of a brief exchange between a monk and Master Linji, in which Linji says that telling jokes leads to a loss of trust. Rev. Myo ponders what Linji might have been getting at, and relates it to the principle of naturalness in practice.
Rev. Myo talks about different kinds of fear and how the study of the self affects one’s relationship to fear.
Rev. Myo discusses practicing with anger and the concepts of “pure mind” versus “impure mind”. (The comments after the talk have been removed out of respect for privacy.)
Rev. David bullocks discusses his experience sitting with pain and the subsequent realization of the illusory nature of the self. He then talks about his experience with Hartford Street since the early days of its founding, his time studying under Issan Dorsey, and what led to his return to the temple.
Rev. Tova Green provides helpful advice for how to bring Zen practice into every aspect of our lives, and puts into perspective the relative truth of our experience in relation to the universal and eternal.