Sept 6 – 12

“Hold the sadness and pain of samsara in your heart and at the same time the power and vision of the Great Eastern Sun. Then the warrior can make a proper cup of tea.”

-Choygam Trungpa

Practice Meetings

Friday Sept 11, 7:00pm

This Week’s Koan

Blue Cliff Record #5
“Xuefeng’s Rice Grain”

Xuefeng, teaching the assembly, said, “I pick up the entire great earth with my fingers and bring it like a big grain of rice from the paddy. I throw it away toward the area in front of you.  The lacquer bucket does not meet it.  I beat the universal drum begging you to look at it.”

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