The koan goes like this: Step by step in the dark, if my foot's not wet, I've found the stone.
A meditation with a story from the Lotus Sutra, about an 8 year old Dragon Princess who helps awaken the whole world.
May all beings be at ease, may they be happy, may they be safe, may they be free.
From Ursula le Guin's version of the Tao Te Ching verse 45. What's perfectly whole seems flawed, but you can use it forever...
10 minutes of meditation where you don't have to do anything. More interesting than it sounds!
A five minute meditation with the koan
or falling down,
It is still the same body.
- Princess Yodo, Abbess of Tokeiji 1350
How to respond to chaos and difficulty by first listening to the sound of the rain. Rachel reads aloud from a piece she wrote not long after the 2016 elections.
A five minute meditation with the koan: The heart-mind turns in accord with the 10,000 things. The pivot on which it turns is very deep.
Rachel talks about how we are saved by things that are evanescent.