The Four Meditations

Geoffrey Shugen Arnold, Roshi

Zen Mountain Monastery, 03/15/2020

From Master Dogen’s Zuimonki

“Our life changes moment by moment, it changes swiftly day by day. This is the reality before our eyes.” In this moment of great uncertainty, Shugen Roshi reflects on Dogen’s teachings on the great power of practice in the face of impermanence, urging us to reflect on the preciousness of our lives and our capacity to meet the many challenges of this time with equanimity, compassion, and clarity.

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