As Fall settles in, there’s plenty of good stuff to look forward to- holidays, food, the season itself (always my favorite). Then there’s also the Fall classes starting next week. The big news there is the weekly dharma talks. Dharma (Buddhist teachings) talks are a chance to sit and rest the mind, enjoy community, and deepen your understanding (or just begin to learn about this tradition and what it has to offer). Fall is often a time when things pick up, get busy, reach fruition. It’s a good time, I think, to learn about working with the business of the mind.
So the dharma talks will be once a week, and by donation. This means if you can show up, but can’t really afford much else, that’s fine. They will be on Tuesdays, I think. At this point, my schedule is really up in the air. As soon as I know, the times and days for classes, and gatherings will be set and posted up here.
So I don’t leave you with just an ad… I don’t have much on my mind as far as discussion right now. Could be getting up earlier than I’m used to. Here’s a few improvised poems for you.
What does it mean to be an expert?
I have no idea.
It’s time to use the bathroom.
People are afraid of religion.
That’s good. They should be afraid.
Then they should practice.
Religion is wonderful.
How pathetic that people get embarassed by it.
At the very least
it helps politicians make speeches.