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Video – This Very Moment, Valerie Forstman

March 18, 2021

Zen is the heart of the one who asks.

Using modern American and ancient Zen poetry Valerie explores the unconditional now – a single tissue of constant change – by looking at grief, the heart, death, emptiness and form. One glimpse of who we truly are, speaks to all of this. Valerie asks how can we get a glimpse into the heart of the matter and surrender to the intimacy of things just as they are?

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