Poet - Naomi Shihab Nye

Audio December 3, 2020

Journey Into Awakening – Excerpt: Small Kindnesses

John Tarrant

PZI Zen Online – Audio Excerpt: John Tarrant reads Naomi Nye’s famous poem, Kindness. Losing everything to find it. Every day small kindnesses open into the silence. The universe is so rich in destinations that you are always already in one! As recorded Nov 29 2020. 21 minutes.

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Audio November 29, 2020

The Journey into Awakening – Kindnesses in Your Wild Temple

John Tarrant

PZI Zen Online – People go to wild places to find their true nature? The wild is here right now in your own wild temple. Anything can happen in the wildness of now. Small kindnesses that open into the silence. The universe is so rich in destinations that you are already at one! The beauty of joining in meditation in difficult times. Complete session recorded Nov. 29, 2020. 1 hour – Music from Jordan McConnell , Amaryllis Fletcher.

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Text September 18, 2020

Secret Fidelity & One Finger Zen, Even in the Bardos

John Tarrant

I think this is a time when things are kind of changing and incredibly uncertain, and that fidelity to what’s really true to us is important and valuable. And we don’t have to pretend that when difficulties are here, they’re not here. But also, we don’t have to pretend that they cancel the illumination, because nothing does, really. Even if we’re dying, the brightness of life is still there. And after we’re dead, we’ll worry about that later, [laughs] when the time comes in the bardos.

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