Archive for May 2011

This will be the last Sit-A-Long by me for a couple of weeks, as I am heading into retreat at Shogoji Zen Monastery in the mountains of Kumamoto, Japan ... no phones, no comput...

Some think of Zazen as their quiet, safe refuge away from it all ...

... But were is not our safe refuge?

Today’s Sit-A-Long video follows at this link. Remember: recordi...

Being the open, bright, boundless between the words, thoughts, good and bad things of life. Being the open, bright boundless that shines through, that enlightens & enlivens ...

The entire world is mind-ground, the entire world is blossom-heart. Because the entire world is blossom-heart, the entire world is plum blossoms.

Dogen points it out. Dogen's fi...

Jizo Bodhisattva is a beloved figure in Japanese Buddhism, and statues of him can often be seen along roads to protect travelers, in temple grounds and cemeteries. He is a figu...

During our monthly Zazenkai (seen below) we had people sitting Zazen in our Zendo in Japan from Christian, Jewish and Muslim backgrounds, both Sunni and Shi'ite. All our difference...

Play this podcast on Podbean App