Jiryu Mark Rutschman-Byler shares the story of “Roshibot,” an AI bot he created and trained with the teachings of the late Zen teacher Shunryu Suzuki Roshi.
Encouraging Buddhist communities to resist the new presidential administration, San Francisco Zen Center priest Jiryu Rutschman-Byler argues that the idea of “apolitical Buddhism” is flawed from the start, based on four misconceptions. “Buddhism is apolitical! Buddhism needs to stay apolitical!” I’ve been hearing this a lot lately. It’s a tempting idea, and there are some […]
“The world I inherited was a broken, unjust world—a world far from okay.” Jiryu Rutschman-Byler examines what it means to be “okay”.