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The Emotions You Think You Don't Want

Posted on Jan 25, 2019

How do we deal with panic, fear, sadness, anger? Buddhism isn't therapy—it doesn't take any of it away. But it does raise some worthwhile questions about how we feel, and about how we feel about how we feel. January 22, 2019

When Arrow Points Meet

Posted on Jan 25, 2019

In both "Precious Mirror Samadhi" and "Harmony of Difference and Equality," there are references to arrow points meeting. This is how it works. January 15, 2019

Compassion

Posted on Jan 25, 2019

Zen traditionally doesn't talk so much about compassion, yet we chant about it a lot. What are we chanting about? Why? January 8, 2019

You're Holding It All

Posted on Jan 25, 2019

Zazen as a moment of silence in which we just hold everything. We're doing it already, but we can also choose to. January 1, 2019

What Practice Is and Isn't

Posted on Jan 25, 2019

We have a tendency to take an ordinary activities like walking, insert a spiritual feeling, and call it "walking practice." But what this tradition asks us to explore is dharmic activity, which is not the same thing. October 30, 2018.