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Actualizing the Buddha Ancestors

Posted on Oct 16, 2019

We chant, "Now, actualizing the buddha ancestors means to bring them forth and look at them respectfully. It is not limited to the buddhas of past, present, and future, but it is going beyond buddhas who are going beyond themselves." What's it all about? July 23, 2019

Being a Teacher, Being a Student

Posted on Aug 21, 2019

Every teacher and every temple have different ideas about the student-teacher relationship; Koun shares some of his perspective on the complexity of it all. July 16, 2019

Awakening versus Awakened Activity

Posted on Aug 21, 2019

The ground of this practice isn't what we experience, or what we feel, or even what we see—it's what we do, regardless of the rest. June 25, 2019

Being Awake is Enough

Posted on Aug 21, 2019

We talk a lot about some experience called "awakening," but the real task is simply to be awake. July 13, 2019