Hearing is not considered as focused as listening. People hear with their ears, but listen with ear and heart. Listening to ourselves and others can provide opening for us.
Council is a practice in authenticity. It requires a deep listening, rigorous discernment, a reverence for truth, and a steady commitment to transparency and fierce compassion. Every Thursday, with few exceptions, we hold our Community gathering at the Center. We start with our evening service anchored by the chanting of the Heart Sutra. This is [...]