Archive for April 2011

I have a confession to make: I don't believe in Buddha.

It may be shocking for a Buddhist priest to say so, as shocking as hearing a Catholic priest say he "doesn't believe in J...

Taigen Dan Leighton writes, in his wonderful book Faces of Compassion: Classic Bodhisattva Archetypes and their Modern Expression ...

One meaning of Avalokiteshvara's name is "R...

Baike 2

Dogen writes: "This old plum tree is boundless. All at once its blossoms open and of itself the fruit is born".

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Baike, Plum Blossoms

Yes, baby, can you divide the reality of one thing happening? Can you cut the sound in half? More than that, with a single blossom, all blossoms. The whole reality is captured in a...

I have a BIG BIG BIG BIG BIG BIG announcement to make: Let's extend a warm welcome to ...

DENNIS 'GENPO' MERZEL ROSHI

as our

NEW ABBOT OF TREELEAF SANGHA!!! (and GOODBYE...