The Raft is Not the Shore

These words of wisdom spoken by the Buddha are still as valid today as they were 2600 years ago. He is telling us that “the raft is not the shore”. What does this have to do with our lives? The Buddha is saying that we must study the dharma, i. e., the teachings, and they should […]

New Teachings On Dependent Origination By Thich Nhat Hanh

Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh spoke last week on new teachings on dependent origination. What is dependent origination? Dependent origination describes the chain of causation in the cycle of rebirth. It was taught by the Buddha, himself as way to transcend suffering and achieve nirvana. In meditation, we learn about two kinds of truth. One kind […]