No matter what the conflict appears to be about, says Zen teacher Norman Fischer, it always come down to defending our shaky sense of self.
Zen teacher Norman Fischer applies five mind-training slogans to anger and other emotions.
Zoketsu Norman Fischer’s commentary on Mumonkan Case 14: Nanchuan’s Cat.
When life is tough, this ancient set of Buddhist slogans can offer six powerful techniques to transform obstacles into awakening and benefit.
Zen teacher Norman Fischer discovers the life-changing — and society-changing — power of really knowing other people’s pain.
It’s less than we think. It’s far more than we know. It’s who we are but it’s not. Contemplate the deeper reality of the body.
If you contemplate these traditional contemplations, the “four great reflections,” you will strengthen your intention to practice.
Thich Nhat Hanh offers his new translation of the Heart Sutra, which teaches transcendent wisdom, and Norman Fischer offers comment.
The strength of mind that comes from meditation, says Norman Fischer, can help us end the denial that keeps a world of problems spinning.
Zen teacher Norman Fischer extols the beauty and benefit of spiritual friendship on the Buddhist path.