Three Legs of Practice

Three Legs of Practice

There are three upayas – three skillful means – that I find essential and also complementary in practicing as we go forward in the twenty-first century. Maybe there is nothing that helps as much in articulating your insights, and your realizations, your awakening as kōans…

Big Mind and Communication

Big Mind and Communication

Somehow Big Mind allows us to be able to communicate more directly with more compassion and more empathy, because we are able to take the other persons perspective, we’re able to ‘walk in their moccasins’, we’re able to identify and empathize with the other person…

Why do the Big Mind Process?

Why do the Big Mind Process?

Big Mind is just a way, process, or technique, to really discover who you are. And to really explore who you are to the point where it is like the greatest new adventure. It’s like exploring the Moon for the first time, or going into the jungle where you’ve never been before. To go into yourself and to really study yourself, and explore yourself, and discover all these facets of yourself that have maybe been unbeknown to you…

Why do the Big Mind Process?

Interview with Neil Kobrin

Probably the most accurate thing that I can say about Zen is Zen is your life, and there is no Zen outside of your life. Whatever you call yourself and study of that self is the study of Zen. Zen is the experience of who you are, or more fundamentally, the experience of your true self or your true nature… (November 2011 – Maui Hawaii)

 

 

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