with Mark Sando Mininberg
May 13, 2021
The word “livelihood” usually refers simply to how we earn our money. But in Zen our livelihood is how we work with the dharma—and how it’s working through each of us—in every moment of our lives.
An aspect of the Buddha’s Noble Eightfold Path, Right Livelihood is integral to the practice of liberation. This practice asks us to consider: How do you provide for your life? What are the tools you’re working with? Are you hiding them away, or misusing them, or are you using them fully to nourish happiness and well-being?
A famous Zen koan, Pai Chang’s No Work, No Food, will help us take this plunge into the dharma of livelihood. You will receive a copy of the koan with your registration confirmation for this retreat.
Donations are appreciated at this time.
Mark Sando Mininberg, Sensei, is president of Hospital Energy and is a dharma successor of Bernie Glassman, Roshi, founder of the Zen Peacemaker’s Order and Dharma brother of Daido Loori, Roshi, founder of Zen Mountain Monastery. Mark previously studied for 20 years with Daido Roshi at ZMM and was a senior lay student.
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