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 Zen Master Kosho Uchiyama Roshi as a means of letting go of grasping in the conceptual mind.
There are many skillful means to consciously releasing our sometimes hidden, sometimes known fixed views which are the binding elements of clinging. Sometimes it’s not just recognizing them mentally but exploring them somatically and imagistically as well. Through different yet complimentary approaches, letting go can be more than a cliché and actually felt in the body, heart and mind equally.
We’ll explore these approaches through seated, lying down and walking meditation practices, as well as in dialogue with each other.
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