Emptiness by Greg Goode (Part 6 of 10)

“…inherent existence is the kind of existence that things do not have. Things actually lack inherent existence, because they exist as dependent arisings.” ~ Greg Goode

In Part 6, Greg continues his overview of emptiness by exploring Inherent Existence and its relationship with emptiness and dependent arising.

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Joan Tollifson: The Simplicity of What Is (Part 1 of 7)

“Ultimate Reality is right here in plain view. It is never hidden, it requires no belief, and it is utterly beyond all doubt.” – Joan Tollifson

“What is life all about? Does it mean anything? Where are we looking for happiness or liberation? Do we have free will? What is enlightenment and how can I get it? …. The thinking mind wants to find answers to these questions.” Joan Tollifson explores these questions in this seven part series.

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Emptiness by Greg Goode (Part 5 of 10)

“…we are not separate and independent entities, but rather we exist in dependence on webworks of relations and transactions …” ~ Greg Goode

In Part 5 of this series, Greg continues his overview of emptiness … and explores Emptiness and Dependent Arising, Conventional Existence, and Emptiness Itself is Empty …

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Zen: What are Soto, Rinzai, & Sanbokyodan Schools? (Part 7)

“… the very impermanency of grass and tree, thicket and forest is the Buddha nature …” ~ Dogen

In Part 7 of this series, we consider the emergence of Zen in 20th century – it’s various schools: Soto, Rinzai, and Sanbokyodan … as part of our ongoing exploration of the fundamental question: Is the Eastern Wisdom of India, Tibet and Japan relevant  in contemporary American Culture?

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