Geoffrey Shugen Arnold, Roshi
Zen Mountain Monastery, New York, Sunday 03/27/2022
From Master Dogen’s 300 Koan Shobogenzo (True Dharma Eye), Case 19 – Ordinary Mind Is The Way
What does “non-doing” actually mean? How do we understand this profound Zen teaching, and find the middle way between passivity and our regular reactive tendencies? In this talk, Shugen Roshi explores the topics of effort, effortlessness, and energy, and demystifies our ideas of non-doing.