Reirin Gumbel is a part of the Shunryu Suzuki lineage of Soto Zen. During her years at Green Gulch Farm, Reirin headed the Sunday children’s program, and was mentor for their coming-of-age program. She has served as secretary on the board of the Marin Interfaith Council, and has for many years held correspondence with various prison inmates. Prior to monk training, Reirin also owned a fiber arts business in Santa Cruz, where she taught countless children and adults to enjoy their creativity. In this talk she discusses the Five Skandhas, Karma, & Consciousness from a Buddhist perspective.