We can celebrate the 1865 Emancipation while acknowledging the enduring shackles of systemic racism and those of our own afflictions.
Teisho by Amala-sensei. Working with spiritual poverty.
Teisho by Amala-sensei. Arrival, loss and return — the universe changes on its axis, but how to share this amazing experience with others? Searching for a context for 20 years and finally finding one.
Teisho by Amala-sensei. A turning point — no need to look further than the mind itself.
Teisho by Sensei Amala Wrightson. Flora Courtois’ search for Reality, or the ground of being. Text: An Experience of Enlightenment by Flora Courtois Quest Books 1986
Teisho by Amala-sensei. Introduction to the text by Yasutani-roshi Text: An Experience of Enlightenment by Flora Courtois Quest Books 1986
A look at the teacher-student relationship generally, with a focus on the implications of it at the RZC now that Roshi and John Pulleyn-sensei will both be giving dokusan and formally accepting students.
The Buddha’s Way to freedom.
Roshi’s weekly podcast: Languishing and Ambivalence
Dharma talk by Donna Kowal. Reading and commentary on excerpts from an interview with Joanna Macy that explores the Buddha’s teaching of dependent co-arising, nothing exists apart from anything else. (Source: Dharma Rain, edited by Stephanie Kaza and Kenneth Kraft, Shambhala Publications, 2000)