We sometimes walk around with our hands tightly clenched, without knowing it. Hands balled in fists, we wonder – ‘why am I not at ease?’
Why do we clench and grip on?
What supports us to let go – a movement akin to a flock of birds leaving the dark of trees?
What was the natural cost-free ease the Buddha pointed towards? Why did he want us to sit down close to the roots of trees ?
On this day of practice we will explore, together, what it is to sit close to the ground and ‘hand over the burden.’