“The entire meaning of your life is contained in the current matter,” said Mazu, the grand Chan master. Sooner or later, death is that matter. John Tarrant on sorrow, death, and eternity.
SUMMER 2019 – In this issue of Uncertainty Club we have fire, water, the goddess, and long reads for the end of summer.
The connection between Chan and the feminine feel for the world is ancient. It begins with an appreciation for beauty.
Great Koans: The thing with a great koan like this is that we always think there must be a right way to do it, but there’s no first principal and it’s got no rank, so maybe there’s not. And so you just do the best you can, which is yours…so the practice is for you. John Tarrant, Roshi Fall Sesshin, 2019 – Read on..