Bernie Glassman broke open our idea of what Buddhism could be. He fed the hungry, cared for the sick, and bore witness to the world’s pain.
When a student confronts his famed teacher, Steve Silberman learns the meaning of “intimate practice.” In that moment, he becomes a Buddhist.
At the memorial service for Bernie Glassman, longtime student Michael O’Keefe reflects on his teacher’s life and legacy.
The prolific Zen teacher Bernie Glassman died Sunday morning in Massachusetts. A number of Buddhist teachers have taken to social media to share their appreciation for and memories of Glassman, a vibrant character who had a significant influence on American dharma.
The Zen master, spaceship engineer, social entrepreneur, interfaith activist, and clown devoted his life to “penetrating mysteries” and immersing himself in the unknown.
Is the Dude a Zen master? His enigmatic pronouncements are certainly food for thought—or nonthought.
We asked ten prominent cultural figures to tell us their favorite movie that contained Buddhist lessons (explitly or otherwise).
Tibetan Buddhist teacher Pema Chödrön and Zen teacher Bernie Glassman offer three-step meditations to help work with tragedy.
Roshi Bernie Glassman on the three pure precepts — cease from evil, do good, and do good for others — and why they all come down to one point.
Three HIV-positive residents of Issan House share their stories with photographer, author, and Zen practitioner A. Jesse Jiryu Davis.