401: Grace Schireson on Practical Zen

06.04.2021 - By The One You Feed

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Grace Schireson is president of Shogaku Zen and received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the Wright Institute in Berkeley, California. She founded two practice centers and a retreat center under the Central Valley Zen Foundation.

In this episode, Eric and Grace discuss her book, Naked in the Zendo: Stories of Uptight Zen, Wild-Ass Zen, and Enlightenment Wherever You Are

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In This Interview, Grace Schireson and I Discuss Practical Zen and …Her book, Naked in the Zendo: Stories of Uptight Zen, Wild-Ass Zen, and Enlightenment Wherever You AreHow we need to recognize our egoThe importance of seeing our existence within the large space of awareness“WITBOW” (Wishing It To Be Otherwise) is a formula for sufferingThe essential koan “When nothing will do, what will you do?Awareness is recognizing your true self and your connection to the entire universeMindlessness is just pure awareness and no ownershipThe 4 stages of developing awarenessThe important lesson of making mistakes often and publiclyGrace Schireson Links:

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