Like the monk who strived so hard he couldn’t see the goddess right behind him, if we push too hard for results we miss what is most intimate. When we and our work are one, says Roshi Pat Enkyo O’Hara, even the most mundane of life’s activities are profound and beautiful.
Whether buying products on the Internet or Skyping with our students and teachers, we instantly recognize our interdependence, and yet how about when we walk outside our door?
Two hundred teachers gathered for a Buddhist Teachers Council to discuss the future of Buddhism in the West. A forum on the key issues.
Andrea Miller profiles New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care, a hospice service center with Buddhist chaplaincy.
Short teachings by five senior members of the White Plum sangha: Bernie Glassman, Bonnie Myotai Treace, John Daido Loori, Pat Enkyo O’Hara, and Dennis Genpo Merzel.
Quan Yin oversees spring. Photo by Robbi Baba.Sharon Salzberg, Barbara Rhodes, Judith Simmer-Brown & Pat O’Hara on what it means to be a woman dharma teacher and how they’d like to see Buddhism in America evolve. Discussion led by Melvin McLeod. Melvin McLeod (Editor, the Shambhala Sun): To begin with, maybe you could each tell […]