In her Dharma talk Senior Studen Joren discusses Huguo’s Three Embarrassments, and practicing in spaces of vulnerability in realizing change. Recorded May 6th, 2021.
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Please enjoy this Dharma talk by senior student Soten Theise. The verdict in the trial of the murder of George Floyd provokes us instantaneously: the tension of an event that is both good news (an appropriate outcome) and sad news (that we were surprised, because we anticipated the likelier, customary, unfathomable outcome). The monk in Nanyang’s Waterpitcher (Book of Serenity case 42) asks, “What is the Vairocana of one’s own body”? Can considering this question relieve our anguish and help us navigate these complex feelings and the further societal tensions that lie ahead?