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Buddhadharma : Summer 2006
summer 2006| 2 |buddhadharma Buddhadharma The PracTiTioner's QuarTerly 24 EnlightEnmEnt in FEmalE Form Gehlek Rinpoche explains why true enlightenment is possible only when both female and male energies are fully present, and he introduces Tara practices to help us bring powerful female energy into our lives. 30 thE Four layErs oF ConsCiousnEss Thich Nhat Hanh examines the different layers of consciousness, how they interact, and why understanding the components of mind is so essential to our meditation practice. 38 into thE DEpths oF EmptinEss Master Shen Yen surveys the path to enlightenment, explaining how it progresses and where the pitfalls are. Our intellectual understanding, our temporary realizations, even the exalted state of oneness – all must be dropped to realize the highest truth. 44 rEFlECting on a mothEr’s lovE Ajahn Amaro reflects on the great kindness and generosity of his mother, and contemplates the relationship between mother and child in light of the teachings on emptiness and impermanence. 48 Forum: how shoulD i hElp? Roshi Bernie Glassman, Robina Courtin, and Paul Haller on the relationship between social engagement and Buddhist practice. 58 opinion: thE uppEr miDDlE way Kobai Scott Whitney asks, Have North American Buddhists renounced renunciation? 60 thE lamp oF ZaZEn The point of zazen, says Shunryu Suzuki Roshi, is to live each moment in complete combustion, like a clean-burning kerosene lamp. Cover: Ajahn Amaro with his mother, Pat Horner. Photograph by Tony Hill. features 48 60 24