Erin: In palmistry, which i know very little about, each hand has a head line to represent our intellectual path and a heart line to show the emotional path. Except my hand, which has the head and the heart lines merged as one, a deep slash across each palm. Meaning, I’m told by very reputable internet … Continued
Erin: What do you see when you close your eyes? Tonight we’ll meditate on the movie screen in our minds, watching our visual thoughts flicker and dance. Is your internal cinema screening the ongoing action movie of your life? A surreal experimental film? An endless powerpoint presentation? Tune in and find out!
Erin: The Zen tradition of practicing with koans can make allies of our confusion, doubt and uncertainty and tap into something creative, unexpected, beautiful and wise. For tonight’s sit, we’ll each work with a classic koan, trying to “not know” our way into spontaneous discoveries and maybe even jolt ourselves more awake in the process.
Erin: To kick off the month, we’ll explore divergent directions of concentration practice, honing in on a narrow object of focus then zooming out to pay attention to the entirety of experience, and seeing how they contrast and complement one another.
Erin : For our sit we’re not going to sit. Instead, we’ll explore letting go of our traditional meditation postures and laying our bodies down. Can we find clarity in relaxation? Can we relax at all in a room full of other recliners? Can we stay awake for all 35 minutes? Join us and find … Continued