Gateless Gate, Case 11: Zhaozhou Sees the True Nature of Two Hermits
In practice, we're often told to trust ourselves. But what does this mean? What, exactly, are we trusting in? Our version of reality? Our thoughts and ideas about ourselves, our lives, and the way things are? How do we learn to trust what is true and reliable? In this inspiring talk, Ryushin Sensei explores how practice cultivates that trust in reality as it is, and distinguishes between spiritual confidence—which is required to live an authentic life—and spiritual arrogance, which is based in our fear and clinging.