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From the Vallejo Zen Center in Vallejo, California, this is "To Practice In Interesting Times" with Zenki Mary Mocine, a periodic discussion of Zen practice and how it aligns with an ever increasingly turbulent political world.




To Practice In Interesting Times 06 - Election Day

We felt that we had something left to say before this election wraps up; clearly with a bang rather than a whimper. At the Zendo, we are in the midst of our Fall Practice Period and Mary is preparing to go poll watch in Nevada. So we carved some time and had at it. I apologize for the rough sound quality, but in the interest of getting this out in time for interested folks to hear it before Election Day, I decided to go with it and put it out, sonic warts and all. Don't worry, it's not...

Duration: 00:49:47

How Do We Grieve For Orlando?

Per Mary's request we open with a poem by Marge Piercy, "To Be of Use". How do we deal with a tragedy like Orlando? What actions do we take that can possibly mean anything? Perhaps we just talk with each other, grieve together and try and understand how we all can be more useful. A quiet discussion.

Duration: 00:38:22