The question that Colin Beavan just had to ask his Zen teacher is one that’s on the tip of everybody’s tongues. Even the teacher’s!
Three Asian American and Black Buddhist teachers reflect on healing, solidarity, and how Buddhists of color can work together for greater racial justice.
The current pandemic is stirring up big questions in us all. Kwan Um School of Zen teacher Colin Beavan shares what to do with those questions, and why not knowing is often the best answer.
It takes intensive meditation practice to wear away your habitual patterns and discover the enlightened nature underneath, says Barbara Rhodes.
The conventional definitions of “love” and “compassion” are quite limited, says Buddhist scholar Mu Soeng.
Like fish in water, it’s easy for us to ignore the systems of injustice that surround us. Colin Beavan offers five tips to recognize injustice and swing into action.
Colin Beavan, a senior teacher in the Kwan Um School of Zen, looks at the meaning of meditation in light of unbearable tragedy.
Nagarjuna’s four propositions tell us that something may be what it is or it may not; it may be neither or it may be both. This is Zen math.
Andrea profiles the Kwan Um School of Zen, founded by Master Seung Sahn in 1974.
A moktak as defined by Chong Hae Sunim, a Zen abbot, and Master Seung Sahn, a teacher of Korean Zen Buddhism.