Sunday, May 15, 2016 – “Tools And Rules”

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Tools are a device used to fix something. Rules are a structure or boundary given to a situation allowing navigation in a certain way. Sometimes people get confused trying to use them. Awareness should be brought to the situation to gain understating on which part of the practice is a tool or rule and how to go about using it. Sokuzan breaks down and explains the difference and how to see the difference.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 – “One Continuous Mistake”

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Sunday, May 8, 2016 – “Self-Confidence”

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Wednesday, April 13, 2016 – “Not Two” – by Sokuzan

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“Not Two” is a way of addressing ones presumptions that there is a lot of individual things, which is referred to as the 10,000 things. There is a hidden unity, though. Sokuzan teaches on this unity.

Sunday, April 10, 2016 – “Do You Need A Teacher?” – by Sokuzan

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When establishing an awareness practice one can attempt this without a teacher. However, this often leads a person to a dead end or to what Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche calls a Spiritual Supermarket.  Sokuzan discusses  further in regards as to when you may need a teacher.