Geoffrey Shugen Arnold, Roshi
Right Effort, Zen Mountain Monastery, 01/16/2020
This discussion of the Eightfold Path takes up the concept of Right Effort. Shugen Roshi’s introduction and the questions from the sangha offer rich perspectives on how to engage practice in ways that are an antidote to apathy, boredom and dullness. Joyful effort, energy, Ki and humor are discussed, noting right effort as a wholesome state of consciousness directing us toward awakening in all areas of life.