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14027viewsResolvedOne of my disciples, Zheng Gong (a.k.a. Carole) passed away this week. We had been corresponding for ~10 years. She knew it was coming and was conscious as her disease progressed. While she was saddened by the thought of missing important milestones that her grandchildren would experience, she was not overcome by fear or dread. I think this is attr
1004viewsA reader recently pointed me to an article by Ueda Shizuteru -- http://worldwisdom.com/public/viewpdf/default.aspx?article-title=%E2%80%9CNothingness%E2%80%9D%20in%20Meister%20Eckhart%20and%20Zen%20Buddhism.pdf Nothingness in Meister Eckhart and Zen Buddhism -- which offers valuable insight into the nature of Zen Mind. Community commentary welcome!