Natalie Goldberg offers a remembrance of her teacher and a cri de coeur over all that is left incomplete and unanswered by his death.
Author Natalie Goldberg moves to Minnesota in winter to search for her late teacher, Dainin Katagiri Roshi. Will she find him at the first sign of spring?
Photo by Mikhail Pavstyuk. Natalie Goldberg’s classic Writing Down the Bones introduced writing as a spiritual practice. She discusses Zen and the writer’s practice with author and Buddhist teacher Steve Hagen, moderated by Scott Edelstein. Natalie Goldberg: About two hours ago, my mind snapped to something that I want to tell you about. My partner Michele’s […]
Natalie Goldberg remembers down-home days bringing Zen to the Plains.
“Pushing the dripping hair from my face, the rain running down my cheeks, I speak to my old teacher. ‘I’m here. It took me a while, but I made it.’