Despite his penchant for gleeful violence, even Deadpool lived a life of non-violence for a time.
I was hungry when I attended my first Nichiren Buddhist meeting in 1988. I mean that literally.
The great punchline of Zen is that everything is completely obvious. For those of us who are slow, this truth can take decades to sink in.
Ross Bolleter guides us through the Cycle of Merit, the ancient Chan master Dongshan’s map showing us the way to enlightenment and back to where we are.
Here is the gate through which the buddhas come into the world, born of women, born of wisdom. Judith Simmer-Brown comments on this koan.
Here’s the latest from The Under 35 Project, by Marloes Lasker. “I started receiving what was going on purely in the moment.”
Here’s the latest from The Under 35 Project by Carol Lorton Shilor, about finding clarity in the darkest moments.
If we use them as opportunities to work with our mind, all our mistakes, confusion, and difficulties become an unerring path of awakening.
In the gaps we notice moments of clarity, wakefulness, and peace. Enlightened mind turns out to be very ordinary and present, says Judy Lief.
Sudden awakening can come gradually, almost imperceptibly, or in a sudden, life-altering flash. When will it happen to you and what—donkey, broom, or morning star—will trigger it?