The full moon has a long history of being the clearest expression of awakening. For Dogen the moon represents Zazen, silent sitting, in each moment.
As a way of glancing at this moon, Valerie turns to a koan from a turbulent and deadly period in China’s history: Case 6 from the Blue Cliff Record, Every day is a Good Day. This story is addressed to each of us, a living koan that we have been taking up during the last three days of this retreat.
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