Danica Shoan Ankele, Senior Monastic and Dharma Holder
Zen Mountain Monastery, Mt Tremper, New York, Friday 12/29/2023
From a verse appearing in Daido Roshi’s “The Heart of Being”
Mn. Shoan talks about how we hear the verses of our teachers and ancestors. Some can seem abstract and heady, others can be heart rending and become practical instructions. Or all of that. What do we make of them?