Letting Go of the Mental Map

The Zen Mountain Monastery Podcast
Letting Go of the Mental Map

Geoffrey Shugen Arnold, Roshi

Zen Mountain Monastery, 3/27/2021

The True Dharma Eye, Case 11 – Zhaozhou’s “Losing the Mind in Confusion”

In the same way that we use physical maps, mental maps help us to navigate our everyday experiences. Risking being stuck and bonded to cherished opinions, trying to force reality to fit the maps, we can remember to practice right understanding and use our skills such as humility to find ourselves.

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