Dec 16 – 22

Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn’t learn a little, at least we didn’t get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn’t die; so, let us all be thankful.

-The Buddha

Practice Meetings

Tuesday Dec 18, 8:30am
Friday Dec 21, 7:00pm
(NOTE: On Fridays, you may wish to come one hour early and take Tai Chi with Dylan Klempner at 6pm.)

This Week’s Reading

Thich Nhat Hanh, Old Path While Cloud, Chapter 24, “Taking Refuge”.

This Week’s Koan

Blue Cliff Record #92, Book of Serenity #1:

“The World-Honored One Ascends to the Rostrum”

One day, the World-Honored One ascended to the rostrum. Manjusri struck the

table with the gavel and said,

“Contemplate clearly the Dharma of the Dharma-King! The Dharma of the Dharma-King is like this.”

Thereupon, the World-Honored One descended from the rostrum.

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