Fall Sesshin 2011
Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 12:23PM
[chuck] in Dharma, Garrison Institute, sesshin

This from Gary Snyder:

"We have to appreciate the Mind that floats our many selves, gives shelter to our hard-won information and word hoards, and yet remains a sea of surprises. Meditation is the problematic art of deliberately staying open as the myriad things experience themselves".

Off tomorrow for the annual Empty Hand Zen Center Fall sesshin at the Garrison Institute. Three days of silence, contemplation, and deliberately trying to stay open as the myriad things experience themselves. [NOTES: Image above shows the magnificent Buddha Hall at Garrison; great place to sit. Snyder quote from A Place in Space (1996); wonderful collection of essays]. 

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