Dharmatalk: Open Wide The Door: 2018 Rohatsu Sesshin (Part 1 of 6)

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“… for patience joins time to eternity.” ~ Wendell Berry

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Description: This is the first talk of the 2018 Rohatsu sesshin. The focus is on how to practice and why we practice. It begins with a poem by Wendell Berry, “How to Be a Poet,” which introduces powerful advice for practitioners, particularly during a sesshin. The word “sesshin” means encountering the heart. What does the word “heart” mean in the Zen tradition? Various levels of meaning are lovingly examined.

Post & Featured image: The antelope, grand canyon, arizona by Patrick Busslinger/scopio, purchased from scopio, for use only on our website/social channels (this image is not permitted to be shared separately from this post).

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