Geoffrey Shugen Arnold, Roshi
Zen Mountain Monastery, 03/28/2020
Blue Cliff Record, Case 82
In a time of uncertainty what do we rely on? How is practicing and investigating calming the mind—finding a peaceful mind—even possible during a time of strife and turmoil ? Shugen Roshi takes up this case from the Blue Cliff Record and the Mountain and Rivers Sutra to address the question of how we can view dharma practice in a time of crisis and even ask ourselves: What is it we can truly rely on?