EKAN ZEN STUDY CENTER

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Who's Effort?

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Virya paramita, or the practice of the perfection of effort, is the fourth in a series of six posts on the practices of an awakening being. It tends to balance the aspects of wisdom and compassion, and it is in close relationship to kshanti, the practice of patience or allowing. The subject of effort is one which also relates directly to the relationship between body and mind. 

To further explore this topic, have a listen to this unedited talk, given on Memorial Day 2015 at Empty Hand Zen Center. 

Talk on virya paramita