“Bad Students”

Sallie Jiko Tisdale
It’s easy to get the idea that certain thoughts and feelings are not part of Zen practice. We may think that to be a good student of Zen is to be free of strong emotions or points of view. What is the relationship between powerful and even overwhelming emotions and our practice? What does it really mean to be a “good” student of Zen?

This talk was given Sunday, November 18.