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"Teahouse Poems" by Jane Hirshfield

2010 March 17

In Japanese Zen, it’s sometimes said that there are four kinds of Buddhist practice. One is priest practice, one is monastic practice, one is layperson’s practice, and the fourth is “teahouse practice.”

Jane Hirshfield: "Leaving the Palace"

2010 March 16

"There is no knowledge won without sacrifice and this is one of the hard truths of human existence; in order to gain anything you must first lose everything."

 

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