Brief summaries of Buddhist books from Spring 2011.
Carolyn Rose Gimian reminds us that our difficulties with money are opportunities for working with our mind and strengthening our practice.
In this Buddhadharma Forum, Guy Armstrong, Elizabeth Mattish-Namgyel, and Geoffrey Shugen Arnold explain what to expect from going on a long-term Buddhist retreat. Introduction by Christine Skarda.
A review by Steven Heine on “The Book of Mu: Essential Writings on Zen’s Most Important Koan”, edited by James Ford and Melissa Blacker.
Praise and blame are like echoes that don’t ultimately exist, explains Rose Taylor. But we still have to know how to work with it.
When we stop focusing on ourselves, says Gaylon Ferguson, we begin to see that our happiness is dependent on the happiness of all beings.