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Why Does God/Buddha Nature Let Bad Things Happen?

Humans have been struggling with this dilemma for ages: God is good - even synonymous with love - and all-powerful, so why does he continue to allow such suffering in the world? For a Zen Buddhist, this question is phrased like this: All being is Buddha-nature and this empty world is inherently precious and without defilement, but still the world is full of suffering. It feels as if there are two separate realities - and much of the time it seems they have nothing to do with each other. How do we integrate them? Is it possible?

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Tuesday Practice: Zazen and Class

December 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mindfulness for Preschoolers

December 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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December 14 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am

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December 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sunday Practice: Chanting, Zazen & Study

December 15 @ 9:30 am - 12:15 pm

Dharma Talk with Domyo

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