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Rebecca Li Leads an Online Retreat

Rebecca LiRebecca Li leads an online retreat at tricycle.org. Titled Living the Platform Sutra, the retreat is in four parts:

  1. Learn To Look Inside
  2. How The Practice Can Go Wrong
  3. Bring Practice into Daily Life
  4. Understanding Emptiness

This online retreat offers an opportunity to learn from the wisdom of the Platform Sutra, a foundational teaching of the Chinese Chan school composed of records of the Chan Master Huineng. Huineng, a pioneer of the idea that “practice” is not limited to any specific form or situation, pushes us in this text beyond our every attachment—to theory, to meditation methods, to feelings of serenity—so that we can learn to have a free-flowing state of mind in any scenario, whether we’re on retreat or dropping the kids off at school.