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Appreciate Life!

Today I attended the funeral of someone I have known for a long, long time. A strong man of faith, who gave much to the community.   His death came suddenly, as death often does.   As I cried with the grieving family, I remembered a verse from the  Diamond Sutra we chanted this morning at the zendo:

Horsetail Falls from behind

Thus shall you think of this fleeting world:

A star at dawn, a bubble in a stream,

A flash of light in a summer cloud,

A flickering lamp, a phantom, a dream.

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The 3 Pillows / Pillars of Zen

Dharma Talk by Zochi: The 3 Pillows / Pillars of Zen Recorded on October 25 2023 | Southern Palm Zen Group Download Audio File Right Click Link (or Option Click on Mac) to Save without playing ——- Z

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