Win. 1: Dec 24 - 30

Winter, week 1
"Prophets...must establish and maintain the aspiration to be free. They must love the whole of life so completely that they embody joy in the face of suffering. Indeed, they know them to be two faces of the one lover" --angel Kyodo williams
Saturday Zen: Sat Dec 29, 10:00 - 11:45am
room 24
Community UU
468 Rosedale Ave
White Plains, NY
Practice to be led by Meredith Garmon

Morning Zen. Tue, Wed, & Thu, 6:00 - 7:15am
Basement Zendo. See HERE.

For Mon Dec 24 - Sun Dec 30:
  • Ten Grave Precepts, p. S3
  • The Four Commitments, p. 65
  • The Fourfold Commitment to Justice, p. 66
Opening and Closing for Mon Dec 3 - Sun Dec 30:
  • Opening: Do Your Best, p. 20
  • Closing: Awakening to Discouragement, p. 73
See: Boundless Way Zen Sutra Book, 4th ed.   ☙   Supplement   ☙   BoWZ Westchester Chant Schedule

Reading for Sat Dec 29:
  • Primary Reading: Radical Dharma, angel Kyodo williams, "A New Dharma: Prophetic Wisdom and the Rise of Transcendent Movements," pp. 191-204.
  • Optional Secondary Reading: Thich Nhat Hanh, Old Path White Clouds, Ch. 25, "Music's Lofty Peaks," p. 162.
For subsequent weeks (through May 18): See Schedule for Reading.
Next book begins Jan 5: Koun Yamada, Zen: The Authentic Gate. Order from Wisdom Publications (HERE) or Amazon (HERE).

This Week's Raven Tale: #84, Trust -- HERE

See Youtube dialog with angel Kyodo williams and Lama Rod Owens (29:53): HERE.

See angel Kyodo williams' TED talk: HERE.

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