Lovely dharma talk!
From Shambala SunSpace
In my view, Buddhism is very ordinary. In fact, the Buddha was just an ordinary man, and his Teachings are most ordinary. Bodhisattvas are ordinary, Zazen is ordinary, Enlightenment is nothing special; simply ordinary.
Needless to say, this whole universe and all of life are totally ordinary, you and I are ordinary… every mountain, stone, tree and star ordinary as ordinary can be… all is ordinary.
However, “ordinary” is never merely ordinary.
By the way, I’m not a Buddhist but I love the philosophy and it informs my experience on this planet as do many religious and spiritual philosophies.