In this podcast commentary on the latest extract from Records of the Transmission, we look at the importance of lineage.
How does Zen balance tradition with personal realisation? How do we differentiate what is genuine teachings from what is one person’s interpretation of it?
This talk also covers the notion of harmony is...
Skeptical doubt is an emotional reaction based on either prejudice or fear. The great ball of doubt is an openness that allows for there to be something beyond my own views. They have two quite different feeling tones.
When someone is experiencing difficulties, it is not uncommon to hear the remark: “She has bad karma.” The Buddha, however, taught that an external power doesn’t inflict karmic suffering. It is created by our own intentional actions.