Circle of the Way

The Zen Mountain Monastery Podcast
The Zen Mountain Monastery Podcast
Circle of the Way
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Geoffrey Shugen Arnold, Roshi

Zen Mountain Monastery, 05/24/2020

We affect others in all that we do. Drawing on Dogen’s allusion to compassion and effort that is “continuous and sustained,” Dogen says, “It forms the circle of the way and is never cut off.” In this talk on the first of the Four Immeasurables, Shugen Roshi looks into the compassion and wisdom within our intention: “May all beings be free from suffering and know the root of suffering.”

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