A peaceful mind begins, says James Ishmael Ford, when you sit down, shut up, and pay attention.
It’s your special day. Why not bring dharma to the proceedings? James Ishmael Ford shares tips on how to do it — without weirding anyone out.
As Rochester Zen Center celebrates its 50th anniversary, Zen teacher James Ishmael Ford reflects on its unique importance.
James Myoun Ford and Ejo McMullen discuss why it’s becoming harder and harder to get young people to ordain.
Andrew Merz profiles Boundless Way, a hybrid Zen school led by four teachers trained in different lineages.
An excerpt from James Ismael Ford’s new book If You’re Lucky, Your Heart Will Break: Field Notes from a Zen Life.
In this adaptation from his book, James Ishmael Ford concisely places the life and work of the late Charlotte Joko Beck into context.
James Ismeal Ford on his time volunteering with the American Zen Teachers Association membership committee and its criteria for entry.
Barry Boyce reports on the growing community of Unitarian Universalists adopting Buddhist practices.