Jan Chozen Bays on shikantaza and koan study, Zen’s two primary practices.
Joseph Goldstein on how three principles of meditation can be applied to the world’s conflicts.
In an article originally published in 1969, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche reflects on how Buddhism can address the alienation of modern society.
“When we decide not to blame,” says Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, “the world opens up. We begin to appreciate the peculiarities of life. We become more imaginative and able to discover creative ways of moving forward.”
This teaching by Maezumi Roshi on practicing the dharma was first given in Los Angeles in 1994.
Joseph McElroy reflects on the works in “The Invisible Thread: Buddhist Spirit in Contemporary Art,” an exhibition at the Snug Harbor Cultural Center in NY.
“When we understand how our mind works, the practice becomes easy.” Reginald A. Ray discusses the close connection between Buddhist philosophy and practice.
Sylvia Boorstein on the struggle of adjusting to new circumstances. Dealing with that stress? Maybe it’s time to just take a break.
Interviews with experts Sojun Mel Weitsman, Steve Hagen, Jiko Linda Cutts, & John Tarrant on how Zen is evolving in the West.