2 Apr 20. Today I will not meditate.

Every day for a few minutes I read from the Anapanasati Sutta. Very carefully. With pleasure. I have memorised the first two tetrads: about the breath and feelings becoming quiet. When I don't feel like meditating, I tell myself: Today I will not meditate. I will just sit down for a few minutes and count … Continue reading 2 Apr 20. Today I will not meditate.

21 Mar 20. A dream.

In my dream, I was reading an article written by an elderly Soto Zen nun describing enlightenment of her master. She was able to capture in words the actual process of transformation. As I was reading it, the awareness of my own faults and failures grew. At the end of the text, when the master … Continue reading 21 Mar 20. A dream.