Rev. Heng Sure, a beloved Buddhist monk, spoke this last Wednesday. Below are some audio clips from his talk:
Some excerpts ... How do you determine a lie? Check your intention; words are neutral. What did your teacher advice George W. Bush when he was a US president? Be to be a full-time volunteer. :) Has capitalism failed us? Its hard to say if a system fails us or if its the greed in our minds. How do we steady our practice? Practice is second; practioner is first. How can you not hate the policy makers who make harmful decisions? Remember that policy is different from the policy maker.