The Two Truths: both/and…


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The idea of the Two Truths is intended to express the dual nature of all phenomena as both real and illusory, or empty. Everything appears to have substance: material reality as well as mental activity, sensation, emotion and our intellectual … Continue reading

Activism II


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I’m filling in some details missing from the original post about activism. I want to clarify a few things before getting into some of the thornier questions about how we can be effective in the world and keep our intentions … Continue reading



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Back in 2008, I separated from my sangha in Oakland after four years because I was uneasy with spending time in a group engaged in what appeared to be personal work, but also seemingly divorced from the issues of the … Continue reading