Opening the Hand of Thought: Releasing Mental, Emotional and Physical Clinging
with Jill Satterfield
Sunday, March 1st, 2020 | 10:00am -5:00pm
“Opening the hand of thought” was once suggested by Kosho Uchiyama Roshi as a means of letting go of grasping in the conceptual mind.
Both hopeful and intriguing, there are a variety of opportunities to release the literal, somatic or imagistic hands. Whatever the skillful means are to our consciously not holding tight, fixed views is spacious, kinder and with deeper ease. Cultivating spaciousness in the body leads to spaciousness in heart/mind and vice versa. Through these different doors that lead to the same place, freedom from what binds us – we will practice somatically releasing, cognitively understanding and emotionally allowing whatever it is that we meet with.
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