Dharma Talk: “Form is emptiness, emptiness is form”

NOTE: The following Dharma talk was given by Rev. Charama on Sunday, October 15, 2017. We recite the Heart Sutra in every service, sometimes even daily – as Buddhists around the world have for millennia. So we can’t say we don’t know what the noble Avalokiteshvara Bodhisattva says to Shariputra: form is emptiness, emptiness is … [Read more…]

Dharma Talk: “I’d like a pound of justice, please”

NOTE: The following Dharma talk was given by Rev. Charama on Sunday, September 17, 2017. Given some of the Facebook posts I’ve read lately, it appears people could benefit from a study of epistemology, the theory of knowledge: “how do we know what we know?” A lot of things can keep a person from seeing … [Read more…]

August Break

We will suspend sittings and teachings at The Only Love Zen Sangha during the month of August, starting today (July 17th). We traditionally step back from the sangha every August. But this year has been especially tiring for many, many reasons. So this year’s break is sorely needed. We will resume again in September.