May 26th, 2013
It is often thought that the Buddha’s doctrine teaches us that suffering will disappear if one has meditated long enough, or if one sees everything differently. It is not that at all. Suffering isn’t going to go away, the one who suffers is going to go away.
–Ayya Khema, When The Iron Eagle Flies
Tuesday May 28, 8:30am
Friday May 31, 7:00pm
This Week’s Reading
Thich Nhat Hanh, Old Path White Clouds, Chapter 45, “Opening the Door”.
This Week’s Koan
Gateless Gate #33
“No Mind, No Buddha”
A monk asked Baso, “What is the Buddha?”
Baso answered, “No mind, no Buddha.”