Bajiao’s Question and Answer

Geoffrey Shugen Arnold, Roshi

True Dharma Eye, Case 259

Zen Mountain Monastery, 09/08/2019

All “conditioned existence” is not in a state of peace, which is another way of saying the first of the Four Noble Truths as taught by the Buddha, that all life suffers. In this discourse Shugen Roshi explores the way that this suffering is manifest and continued, or brought to an end through the process of practice, of awareness and non-grasping.

NextFall Ango Opening, ZCNYC, 2019