Brad Warner

Brad Warner

A Soto Zen priest, Brad Warner is a punk bassist, filmmaker, Japanese-monster-movie-marketer, and popular blogger. He is the author of Hardcore Zen, Sit Down and Shut Up, and Zen Wrapped in Karma Dipped in Chocolate.

Recent Articles

Come Home to Yourself

Your true home is this body. This mind. This moment. There, says Kaira Jewel Lingo, you’ll find peace and freedom.

The Mind-Heart of the Buddha

At the core of Mahayana Buddhism, explains Kaira Jewel Lingo, is bodhichitta, the bodhisattvas’ enlightened aspiration to save all sentient beings.

Cómo la ecuanimidad empodera al amor

La verdadera ecuanimidad, dice Kaira Jewel Lingo, de ninguna forma es indiferente o descuidada -es inclusiva y amorosa-, y es la base de la valentía espiritual.

How Equanimity Powers Love

True equanimity, says Kaira Jewel Lingo, is not in any way detached or uncaring—it's inclusive, and loving, and the foundation for spiritual courage.

Por qué no intenté suicidarme

El maestro zen Brad Warner acerca de la vez que consideró el suicidio -y el tipo distinto de muerte que eligió.

In Times of Crisis, Draw Upon the Strength of Peace

When we are called upon to help in a crisis, says Kaira Jewel Lingo, we must respond. But the way we do is crucial.

Why I Didn’t Attempt Suicide

Zen teacher Brad Warner on the time he considered suicide—and the different kind of death he chose.

That’s Not Very Buddhist of You

Have you ever had that accusation thrown in your face? Brad Warner has, and it’s made him think about what it really means to act like a Buddhist.

A Punk Looks at Fifty

I recently turned 50. Happy birthday to me! It’s an annoying age: you’re not old enough to be considered wise but you are old enough to be considered old.