Not Knowing is Most Intimate

The Zen Mountain Monastery Podcast
The Zen Mountain Monastery Podcast
Not Knowing is Most Intimate
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Geoffrey Shugen Arnold, Roshi

Zen Mountain Monastery, 06/21/2020

Book of Serenity, Case 20 : Dizang’s Intimacy

What is the closeness that calls on all of our strength and effort? Love—particularly where there are divisions and discord—the closeness that brings us to the heart of being. Drawing on this ancient koan and the teachings of activist leaders angel Kyodo williams and Martin Luther King Jr., Shugen Roshi dismantles our “knowing” of what to do with the true arriving at “not-knowing” that heals, repairs and changes our world.

NextJukai Ceremony, Summer 2020