Roshi Pat Enkyo O’Hara on how to move past our discomfort and old ideas and make Buddhist communities welcoming to people of all gender identities and sexual orientations.
A lifelong outsider, Roshi Pat Enkyo O’Hara leads a warm and engaged Zen community in New York’s Greenwich Village. Lindsay Kyte profiles one of Buddhism’s leading teachers.
“I just want people to be liberated.” John DeMont on the radical Buddhism of Rev. angel Kyodo williams.
Who am I, really? Roshi Pat Enkyo O’Hara shares three teachings that have given her solace and strength as she’s asked that question.
Whether you’re waiting tables or washing laundry, meditating or making art, the key, Roshi Pat Enkyo O’Hara teaches, is always to savor the task at hand.
A teaching on fear and street retreats by Roshi Pat Enkyo O’Hara.
In 2011, I started to ask about my sangha’s ordinariness. What do we look like meditating in our apartments, or sitting on a couch?
To make diversity real, says Zen teacher angel Kyodo williams, Buddhists must look deep into their own hearts.
The principal figure in Buddhism is the teacher, a role traditionally dominated by men. Andrea Miller profiles three women teachers — Trudy Goodman, Roshi Pat Enkyo O’Hara, and Lama Palden Drolma — who are changing the face of Buddhism and making the teachings whole.
As A. Jesse Jiryu Davis meditates on the anniversary of the Buddha’s enlightenment, he finds a tender connection to the young man who said goodbye to everything.