Sokuzan gives meditation instruction and answers questions about practice for the Traverse City Mindfulness Meditation Group, hosted at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation church.
In this Dharma talk Sokuzan contrasts the fundamental ignorance of not seeing no separation with the type of ignoring that is the elaboration added on to what appears to cover up the basic situation.
In his afternoon talk at the All-Day retreat at SokukoJi-Traverse City, Sokuzan responds to additional questions from the sangha in working with negativity.
At the All-Day retreat at Sokukoji-Traverse City, Sokuzan talks about how to skillfully and sanely work with negativity without getting sucked into the negativity and end up being at war with ourselves.
Save all beings means to be with all things, starting with your own thought patterns.