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Sandokai 2021 – Talk 8 – Peter Van der Sterre followed by Chris Fortin Simoneaux remembrance

By: Chris Fortin, Peter Van der Sterre | 05/05/2021
Location: Online in Zoom
In Topics: Other Zen and General Buddhist Studies, Suzuki roshi

Senior teacher Peter Van Der Sterre gives the eighth talk of a series on the Sandokai,  “The Harmony of Difference and Sameness”  (or “Merging of Difference and Equality”) to the Dharma Seminar. The Sandokai is a poem written by eighth  Chinese Zen  ancestor Sekito Kisen (700-790) and is a fundamental text of the Soto school of Zen.  In this series we will be referencing commentaries by Shohaku Okumura (Living by Vow) and Suzuki Roshi (Branching Streams Flow in the Darkness).  In the second half of this talk senior teacher Chris Fortin Leads the Sangha in a rememberance of  our fellow senior teacher Jay Simoneaux.

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