Oryoki is the meditative way of eating practiced in Zen monasteries. Gesshin Claire Greenwood on how to bring the spirit of oryoki into our home kitchens — and feel more deeply nourished.
Bhante Sujato, Gesshin Greenwood, Avikrita Vajra Sakya answer the question “How do we determine what is the true dharma?” Question: Buddhism was an oral tradition for hundreds of years, and many of the earliest writings were lost centuries ago. If we can’t have 100 percent certainty about what the Buddha actually taught—and it seems that […]
In this Buddhadharma Forum, five millenial Buddhists take a look at where Buddhism is, and where it’s headed.
Gesshin Greenwood on what happens when chocolate, peanut butter, and Buddhism collide.
Gesshin Greenwood examines how Netflix’s “Tidying Up” star Marie Kondo combines the emptiness of Zen Buddhist practice with her signature spark of joy.
Gesshin Greenwood offers an alternative to the “male fantasy” of striving for enlightenment. From the Winter 2018 issue of Buddhadharma: The Practitioner’s Quarterly
Zen priest Gesshin Greenwood offers five tips for staying safe and sane online.
According to Zen priest Gesshin Greenwood, NBC’s The Good Place shows us people are good because of their bond to each other — even in the afterlife.
As a young, female Zen teacher, Gesshin Greenwood struggles to find the line between humility and self-criticism.
Gesshin Greenwood argues why the perfect project of Zen is pie-making.