I tell you something I do love about Zen. Is the focus on friendship and inter-relational practise. We truly are all awakening together - stepping through those dharma gates together. It warms my heart.
The feeling of Sangha is strong in the Zen tradition. And I am learning how taking refuge in the Sangha is a beautiful powerful thing.
The best way to learn the noble eight-fold path is with good friends and companions (-:
We learn and grow together.
To learn the path is to see it embodied in others and others to see it in you; we change and shape one another.
The circle of practice ⭕