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A Buddhism of Breath & Bone: The Breath & Bone of Spirituality
Wed, May 3, 2017, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM CDT
In an academic community, our lives can be filled with lectures by experts. But how about conversations, talking together about difficult things like vulnerability and suffering? This four-part series of talks is meant to be a gathering where we can share experiences with vulnerability and suffering, learning and presence, in a public but informal way.
Rev. Greene is head priest of the Spring Green Zen Dojo, as well as a hospital chaplain and medical educator.
May 3rd Topic: The breath and bone of spirituality: not one—not two
The poet Gary Snyder once wrote that the practice of meditation arose from the need of Paleolithic hunters to become “transparent” so that animals would come close enough to be killed. What is this transparency and why is it even more important today?