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  • Beth Joshi Mulligan - Fall training period week 9

    I’m writing to you on this chilly Thanksgiving Day from my home office. I have many things to be grateful for every day, but today -especially, the magnitude of the opportunity I had to practice...


  • Beth Joshi Mulligan - Fall training period week 7

    Fall training period week 7

    This morning I lost my Rakusu. In case you don’t know, a Rakusu is a garment a Zen Buddhist wears after they have taken the precepts formally with their teacher...


  • Beth Joshi Mulligan - Fall training period week 6

    The word and the phenomenon of change are vividly with me today as I write this. The time has changed, so when we get up to sit in the morning, the dawn is just breaking, instead of walking to...