Sunday, October 11, 2015

Dharma talk - Throw the Damn Ball

Control is an illusion. We strive to micro-manage our lives in order to guarantee safety, security, and certainty. But we are never truly in control. Sanity means seeing that ultimate control is impossible; Zen practice teaches us how to throw the ball of life into the air, for clutching it only brings frustration, like locked gears trying to spin in opposite directions.

Introduction and sound engineering by Tom Eunsahn Gartland.

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