My teacher Robert Aitken Roshi was once asked how to enlighten a quadratic equation. He responded: “Include it.” We are, with all beings, the warp and woof of a vast fabric without dimension and without time, existing right here now. A connective tissue. But we feel isolated and disconnected. As groups and countries, we amplify…

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On October 12, 2016, Deep Streams Zen Institute invited people of all backgrounds to spend an evening with Sister Chan Khong (True Emptiness). Sister Khong has been Thich Nhat Hanh’s closest collaborator for over half a century. She is a spiritual teacher, activist and humanitarian of the first order. The event began with a short…

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