Dharma talk by Kosen Greg Snyder (2018/11/03)

Brooklyn Zen Center Audio Dharma Podcast
Dharma talk by Kosen Greg Snyder (2018/11/03)
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When we come together and sit, then we are supporting each other. And this is a interesting practice, to think that the person sitting next to me is practicing dying. And that when someone is stuck — we use that word when someone is stuck in their conditioning — that part of that stuckness is the fear of dying. It is a fear of actually letting go of, a fear of grieving, it’s a fear of falling into the swirl of the unknown. And so hopefully if we do that a great compassion will arise for those who are stuck in their conditioning. Because who wants to die?