Rev Ito’s Teisho. Born, get older, sickness and death. We were able to present him with Bonsho as well.
Ann talked about her experience on how to make sense of peculiar situation.
Ann talked about zazen posture.
“Zen’s practice special condition involves sitting in zazen, becoming frustrated by it, discovering the source of one’s own resistances to it, also discover the ways to draw on one’s inner resources against being distracted”
Zen and the Brain: Toward an Understanding of Meditation and Consciousness 14 James H. Austin June 4, 1999
“The rain of compassion falls on all beings and illuminate the world”
This is poem by Master at Tofukiji temple which Rev Ito translated to English.
When you treat people
speak to them with kind, tender words with calm expression.
This is the truthful way to treat people.