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  • Beth Joshi Mulligan - There is an old Zen saying...

    There is an old Zen saying (I think) “Before enlightenment: chop wood carry water, after enlightenment: chop wood carry water”. Or to quote the title of a great book by Buddhist teacher Jack...


  • Weather Conditions - Sunday, December 13th

    There is some frozen snow and there are some icy patches on the dirt road approach to Yokoji this morning. Please exercise caution if you are coming in today for the Sunday morning...


  • Beth Joshi Mulligan - Dharma Combat Ceremony

    In preparing for the my Dharma Combat ceremony, I found that the word ceremony has its origins from the Latin ‘caeromonia’ which is related to the word cura or cure, the act of healing or being...