PZI Teacher Archives
Question: Teacher, what is most urgent for me?
Answer: The very you that is afraid you do not know.
—Yunmen, from the Record of the Yunmen (Gate of the Clouds)
Tess tells a story about the confinements of physical pain and long isolation for a musician during Covid lockdown. What are the gifts of turning into the trouble and the fear? 7-minute excerpt from Sunday Zen on Memorial Day 2022.
Tess Beasley talks about what it is like to turn toward pain, of whatever manifestation; physical, emotional, collective. What comes of turning toward it? A musician’s transportive journey out of the pain and loss of COVID lockdown time. 7 minutes, May 29, 2022.