Logan Beaudry

Logan Beaudry was introduced to Buddhism during an extended visit to Japan and since then has attended numerous retreats at Dai Bosatsu Zendo in New York’s Catskill Mountains, and the Rinzai-ji Zen Center in Los Angeles. She lives in Vermont and is working on a series of literary nonfiction essays.

Recent Articles

Wabi Sabi & Aging—the Old and the Beautiful

In Japan, wabi sabi is an aesthetic principle that sees beauty in imperfection and age. Can Kem McIntosh Lee see the wabi sabi of her own aging body?

The Roshi and the Poet

Logan Beaudry muses about love, illusions, and Leonard Cohen during a sesshin with Sasaki Roshi—and ponders why Oliver Stone was there too.

Dai Botatsu Eido Shimano Roshi Zen Sesshi Rinzai Lion's Roar Buddhism Buddhadharma Practice Retreat One Week

Blowing Smoke

Logan Beaudry befriends a strange newcomer and fellow smoker during a weeklong Rinzai retreat and learns how not to respond to the question, Where are you from?