"If they could see that thoughts of killing, stealing, sexual misconduct, and lying all arise from the nature of mind, then their arising would be the same as their non-arising. At their source, they are calm. Why must they be cut off? As it is said, 'Do not fear the arising of thoughts: only be concerned lest your awareness of them be tardy.'" --Chinul
Community UU, 468 Rosedale Ave, White Plains, NY.
Practice to be led by Meredith.
Chants for Thu Dec 28 - Wed Jan 3:
- Heart of True Entrusting, p. 28
BoWZ Westchester Chant Schedule
Reading this week: In Boundless Way Zen Sutra Book, 4th ed., pp. 28-30, and 58-59. ("Heart of True Entrusting" and "Secrets on Cultivating the Mind"
Starting Sat Jan 6, our book will be, Charlotte Joko Beck, Nothing Special.
At Boundless Way Temple, 1030 Pleasant St, Worcester, MA:
- Coming and Going Sesshin, Tue Jan 2, 19:00 – Mon Jan 22, 12:00. During these three weeks, participants "come and go" -- select a day, a week-end, several days, a week, or more when you can partake of this "encounter of the heart" (sesshin). INFO HERE.