A core element of every Buddhist tradition is the interaction between practitioner and teacher in which questions about practice, teachings, or how to find one’s way in life are explored. In this interaction, the two minds meet, and something happens that cannot be put into words. All the Buddhist sutras are set up this way — in modern vocabulary, Q&A sessions, though the answer usually takes the form of an experience or understanding rather than straight information.
Ken McLeod continues this ancient and time-tested tradition at various centers through Sutra Sessions. The format is simple: they begin with a period of meditation and after which practitioners ask questions. The interaction that follows deepens their understanding and ability to resolve important issues in their lives.