(Back from two and a half week retreat with Ruth Denison, at Dhamma Dena Desert Vipassana Center, I am devoting the next few weeks to sharing Ruth's wonderful teachings.)
Finding Out For Ourselves, According to the Buddha, and Ruth . . .
That morning, Ruth was not feeling well. Still, she had made herself come to the zendo and teach to us. I am so glad she did. Here is part of her talk, on investigation:
nothing to follow.
It is a process of investigation
and observing . . ."
This aspect of the Buddhist teachings pleases my Western mind, that needs to understand before it is to cooperate.