Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Why Play with Koans

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July 6, 2016

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Why Play with Koans

To write a poem you have to open yourself to the universe before something starts to come.

- John Tarrant -

Why Play with Koans

For over 30 years, Zen teacher John Tarrant has been teaching people how to meditate with koans, an ancient method for addressing the question of who we are. He has developed ways to practice with koans -- traditionally reserved for advanced Zen students -- that anyone might find useful. For example, how would your life change if you stopped believing all of your thoughts? What if you had everything you need right now? { read more }

Be The Change

Write your own koan by finding a thorny issue you are dealing with and asking yourself the most difficult question about it.


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