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1. Why Some Buddhist Teachers Don’t Ordain - Tricycle
Why Some Buddhist Teachers Don’t Ordain  Tricycle

In Western Zen, lay Buddhist teachers can get overshadowed by monastics due to the often hazy distinction between their roles.



2. Lakeside Zen center aims to expand minds, building - Southwest Journal
Lakeside Zen center aims to expand minds, building  Southwest Journal

There were very few Zen Buddhists living in Minnesota in December 1974 when Dainin Katagiri Roshi toured an old Spanish colonial mansion on the east shore ...



3. Zen group to stop York Minster meetings after religious row - The Guardian
Zen group to stop York Minster meetings after religious row  The Guardian

Meditation sessions drew criticism from evangelical Christians.



4. Zen Is All of Life: Remembering Roshi Bernie Glassman - Lion's Roar
Zen Is All of Life: Remembering Roshi Bernie Glassman  Lion's Roar

Bernie Glassman broke open our idea of what Buddhism could be, says Andrea Miller. He fed the hungry, cared for the sick, and bore witness to the world's pain.



5. Where to meditate in Nashville - The Tennessean
Where to meditate in Nashville  The Tennessean

For many, beginning a meditation practice alone can be overwhelming.



6. Zen meditation group to meet no longer at York Minster - Premier
Zen meditation group to meet no longer at York Minster  Premier

A Zen group will no longer be holding their hour and a half silent meditation sessions at the Old Palace in the Cathedral grounds, due to complaints that it is ...



7. Sakyadhita International Association of Buddhist Women Holds First Post-#MeToo Conference - Tricycle
Sakyadhita International Association of Buddhist Women Holds First Post-#MeToo Conference  Tricycle

The Sakyadhita International Association of Buddhist Women hosted its 16th conference in late June, gathering over 800 Buddhist nuns and laywomen from 29 ...



8. Zen meditation center opens on Lake Street | Articles | News | OakPark.com - Wednesday Journal
Zen meditation center opens on Lake Street | Articles | News | OakPark.com  Wednesday Journal

Oak Park has a new home for finding your bliss with the opening of the Zen Life & Meditation Center.



9. Buddhism, Secularism, and Socialism - Ricochet.com
Buddhism, Secularism, and Socialism  Ricochet.com

Two weeks ago, I decided it was time to give away the meditation mats and cushions that I had originally purchased for the meditation group I led. (As many of ...



10. 14 Ways To Get Free Kids’ Books: Critical Linking, July 17, 2019 - Book Riot
14 Ways To Get Free Kids’ Books: Critical Linking, July 17, 2019  Book Riot

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web.



11. On a scale of one to Zen: Buddha’s life, decorated by hand - The Irish Times
On a scale of one to Zen: Buddha’s life, decorated by hand  The Irish Times

The Chester Beatty Library gives a glimpse into a world surprisingly close to our own.



12. Buddhist poetry by Yūbai and the impact of the Middle Kingdom - Modern Tokyo Times
Buddhist poetry by Yūbai and the impact of the Middle Kingdom  Modern Tokyo Times

Japanese Zen Buddhist poetry by Sesson Yūbai and the impact of the Middle Kingdom (China) – Tokyo news – Japanese poetry – Modern Tokyo Times.



13. A Week of Zazen: Soto Zen in Long Beach & Orange County - Patheos
A Week of Zazen: Soto Zen in Long Beach & Orange County  Patheos

Soto Zen in Long Beach & Orange County The other day I received a note from the Reverend Gyokei Yokoyama together with a link to his blog “Soto Zen ...



14. Noah Levine Blames the #MeToo Movement for the Demise of His Punk Rock Buddhism Empire - LA Magazine
Noah Levine Blames the #MeToo Movement for the Demise of His Punk Rock Buddhism Empire  LA Magazine

On a Monday night in March, Noah Levine was sitting in an easy chair, one wounded leg propped up before him as he addressed dozens of followers in a ...



15. The Zen of Cancer - Curetoday.com
The Zen of Cancer  Curetoday.com

As a longtime student of Zen meditation, I view my life as an endless series of moments stacked in perpetuity, one upon the other; instant by instant, with me as ...



16. Never Again is Now: A Letter To Buddhist Leaders - Patheos
Never Again is Now: A Letter To Buddhist Leaders  Patheos

A Letter Asking Buddhist Leaders to Support Tsuru for Solidarity Tsuru for Solidarity, a nonviolent and direct action project, was initially created by Japanese ...



17. Helen Mirra and Sean Thackrey at BAMPFA: Seeing overlooked beauty in the everyday - Berkeleyside
Helen Mirra and Sean Thackrey at BAMPFA: Seeing overlooked beauty in the everyday  Berkeleyside

On display in one large gallery at Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) is No Horizon, comprising the recent works of two contemporary Bay ...



18. Zen and the art of the tea ceremony - Bangkok Post
Zen and the art of the tea ceremony  Bangkok Post

Serene, slow-paced and oddly affecting. Such is Every Day A Good Day, the latest work by Japanese director Tatsushi Ohmori, a drama that revolves around the ...



19. Cuong Lu's The Buddha in Jail: 52 Vignettes on Discovering Freedom and Happiness Within - Buddhistdoor Global
Cuong Lu's The Buddha in Jail: 52 Vignettes on Discovering Freedom and Happiness Within  Buddhistdoor Global

Cuong Lu, founder of the Mind Only School in the city of Gouda in the Netherlands, is a Buddhist teacher, writer, and scholar. Born in Nha Trang, Vietnam, in the ...



20. Debate brewing over Western taste in traditional Japanese tea bowl - Japan Today
Debate brewing over Western taste in traditional Japanese tea bowl  Japan Today

The tea bowl, for centuries an icon of Japanese ceramic art, has inspired a number of Western potters to produce their own interpretations in recent decades ...



21. Koans are important meditation tools in Zen Buddhism. - Big Think
Koans are important meditation tools in Zen Buddhism.  Big Think

Koans are one of the most meaningful practices in Zen Buddhism. Usually translated as "nonsensical," the sentences have much greater purpose. Breaking ...



22. Trying to Save the World: A Zen Priest Tries to Cut to the Chase But Doesn't Quite Get There - Patheos
Trying to Save the World: A Zen Priest Tries to Cut to the Chase But Doesn't Quite Get There  Patheos

Trying to Save the World, If not Quite Succeeding James Myoun Ford Empty Moon Zen Network "Everything changes; everything is connected; pay attention.



23. Hiking the Zen Path - Tricycle
Hiking the Zen Path  Tricycle

Hiking Zen Buddhist practitioner and scholar Christopher Ives shares his approach to meditating on the trail.



24. A So-called Artist: An Interview with Helen Mirra - Buddhistdoor Global
A So-called Artist: An Interview with Helen Mirra  Buddhistdoor Global

Through the activities of an uncomplicated form of weaving and solo daylong walking, Helen Mirra—who goes by the moniker “hm”—is engaged in the ...



25. 11 signs you're going to be successful, even if it doesn't feel like it - Ladders
11 signs you're going to be successful, even if it doesn't feel like it  Ladders

If you're pursuing your passions, if you're learning, and if you're forging solid relationships, you're probably on track to being successful.



26. Mindfulness Is Everywhere. Is It Working For Everyone? - WVTF
Mindfulness Is Everywhere. Is It Working For Everyone?  WVTF

With Meghna Chakrabarti Less stress and more inner peace. We walk through the promises of living mindfully.Guests Jon Kabat-Zinn, creator of Mindfulness.



27. Thousands of Miniature Wooden Towers Found in Japanese Buddhist Temple - Buddhistdoor Global
Thousands of Miniature Wooden Towers Found in Japanese Buddhist Temple  Buddhistdoor Global

A large collection of miniature five-ringed stupas (Jpn: gorinto) have been discovered in wooden boxes at Entsu-ji, a Buddhist temple on Mount Koya, Japan, just ...



28. LOVE ENCOUNTERS A WORLD ON FIRE | James Ford - Patheos
LOVE ENCOUNTERS A WORLD ON FIRE | James Ford  Patheos

There is a term in Buddhism. “The world is on fire.” I believe this points to much of the reason for religions. Two complementary responses to this reality, ...



29. How to find your inner Zen Buddhist - The Irish Times
How to find your inner Zen Buddhist  The Irish Times

Unthinkable: 'A love of mystery is deeply embedded in the Irish psyche,' says the author of a new translation of eastern wisdom stories.



30. Art review: Chill out with Mineko Grimmer’s installation at the Menil - Houston Chronicle
Art review: Chill out with Mineko Grimmer’s installation at the Menil  Houston Chronicle

Remembering Plato,” a sound-producing kinetic sculpture by the Japanese artist Mineko Grimmer, offers a Zen escape from the noise of the world.



31. W.S. Merwin, US Poet Laureate and Zen Buddhist, dies at 91 - Lion's Roar
W.S. Merwin, US Poet Laureate and Zen Buddhist, dies at 91  Lion's Roar

W.S. Merwin, the American poet, environmental activist, and two-time Pulitzer Prize recipient, died Friday March 15 at his home in Haiku, Hawaii, on the island of ...



32. The Compassion Problem - Psychology Today
The Compassion Problem  Psychology Today

Why do many religious people fail to live up to the teachings of their religions, or even act in ways that are contrary to the basic principles of their faiths?



33. Sedona City Hall presents paintings, poetry by Nicholas Kirsten Honshin | Kudos AZ - Verde Independent
Sedona City Hall presents paintings, poetry by Nicholas Kirsten Honshin | Kudos AZ  Verde Independent

Honshin is a legacy artist who started painting and learning about art from his father when he was 7 years old. He was the owner of two galleries in Seattle, ...



34. Buddha Buzz Weekly: Refuge Recovery Splits - Tricycle
Buddha Buzz Weekly: Refuge Recovery Splits  Tricycle

The Refuge Recovery splits into two new support group networks, Japanese American group to protest at former internment camp, and obon celebrations begin.



35. Four Central Texts of Soto Zen Buddhism - Patheos
Four Central Texts of Soto Zen Buddhism  Patheos

I was wandering around the interwebs when I found myself returning once again to the Sotoshu website, the site for the Japanese Buddhist church from which ...



36. The world's most cultural cities (including a few surprises…) - Skyscanner News
The world's most cultural cities (including a few surprises…)  Skyscanner News

We've found five of the most cultural cities that may just surpirse you. Jump on a flight for cities soaked in art, fashion, theatre and tradition.



37. What Is Zen Buddhism and How Do You Practice It? - Lion's Roar
What Is Zen Buddhism and How Do You Practice It?  Lion's Roar

Zen teacher Norman Fischer takes you through the principles and practices of the major schools of Zen Buddhism. Includes specially selected articles for further ...



38. Leadership Insights From A Zen Buddhist Monk In Japan - Forbes Now
Leadership Insights From A Zen Buddhist Monk In Japan  Forbes Now

Following a meditation session with the EMBA participants, the monk, Rev. Ichido Uchida, Director of Kojirin Zen Training Center, sat with the group for ...



39. Konjin Gaelyn Godwin appointed new director of Soto Zen Buddhism International Center - Lion's Roar
Konjin Gaelyn Godwin appointed new director of Soto Zen Buddhism International Center  Lion's Roar

On October 1st, Houston Zen Center abbot Konjin Gaelyn Godwin Roshi was appointed the new Director of the Soto Zen Buddhism International Center. She is ...



40. Soto Zen priests discuss diversity and privilege at biennial gathering - Lion's Roar
Soto Zen priests discuss diversity and privilege at biennial gathering  Lion's Roar

The SZBA conference we just completed represents a deep and significant shift in North American Soto Zen Buddhism,” writes SZBA board president Tenku ...



41. Who Was Bodhidharma? - Lion's Roar
Who Was Bodhidharma?  Lion's Roar

The legendary founder of Zen in China famously taught a dictum long-regarded as the taproot of Zen, “Point directly at the human mind, see its nature, and ...



42. Zen Buddhist Priest Offers Refuge to All Comers in Japan - Buddhistdoor Global
Zen Buddhist Priest Offers Refuge to All Comers in Japan  Buddhistdoor Global

Zen priest Shucho Takaoka knows a thing or two about the value of compassion in times of need based on personal experience. This insight has led him to turn ...



43. Growing a Sustainable Community at Earth Sangha - Alexandria Living Magazine
Growing a Sustainable Community at Earth Sangha  Alexandria Living Magazine

Earth Sangha has an influence that extends far beyond greater Washington.



44. Opinion: Here's how to fight being 'good' all the time and mind yourself first (by a Zen Buddhist) - TheJournal.ie
Opinion: Here's how to fight being 'good' all the time and mind yourself first (by a Zen Buddhist)  TheJournal.ie

Haemin Sunim is a Zen Buddhist who writes about how to love imperfect things – including yourself – in his new book.



45. Zen meditation group bridges Kenyon and Mount Vernon - Kenyon Collegian
Zen meditation group bridges Kenyon and Mount Vernon  Kenyon Collegian

Every Tuesday evening, a group of local residents and Kenyon students gather inside a small chapel at the United Church of Christ on North Main St. in ...



46. Zen Is Not A Perfume - Lion's Roar
Zen Is Not A Perfume  Lion's Roar

When Jan Chozen Bays noticed purveyors of commercial products appropriating the word "Zen," she responded with an open letter published in the Fall 2002 ...



47. On this day in 1971: Jim Morrison of The Doors passed away, aged 27 - hotpress.com
On this day in 1971: Jim Morrison of The Doors passed away, aged 27  hotpress.com

On the 48th anniversary of rock legend Jim Morrison's death, we're revisiting our 2004 interview with The Doors' co-founder Ray Manzarek, who reflects on Mor.



48. Zen All Day - Tricycle
Zen All Day  Tricycle

The Won Buddhist practice of “timeless” Zen aims to bring mindfulness into every part of our lives.



49. Soto Zen Buddhism in North America: Some Random Notes from a Work in Progress - Patheos
Soto Zen Buddhism in North America: Some Random Notes from a Work in Progress  Patheos

Soto Zen Buddhism in North America Some Random Notes from a Work in Progress (First published on 20 January 2018, minor edits 28 June, 2019) James ...



50. Shin Buddhist Path - To the Pure Land and Back - Tricycle
Shin Buddhist Path - To the Pure Land and Back  Tricycle

Like the oxherding pictures used in Zen, the Shin Buddhist path to enlightenment can be understood by the seven phases of the drowning sailor.



51. Bodhi Day (Rohatsu) – a (Zen) Buddhist day of Practice - Patheos
Bodhi Day (Rohatsu) – a (Zen) Buddhist day of Practice  Patheos

December 8 is the day that Japanese Zen schools celebrate Rohatsu, also known as the Buddha's enlightenment day (Japanese: Jōdō-e, 成道会). Many Zen ...



52. Amil Khanzada brings meditation and tech together at one of Japan's Zen landmarks - The Japan Times
Amil Khanzada brings meditation and tech together at one of Japan's Zen landmarks  The Japan Times

Japan's rural towns have mainly been facing the same big challenge for the past decade: A migration to urban centers for work has left them with declining.



53. The Americanization of Zen Chanting: A Review - Patheos
The Americanization of Zen Chanting: A Review  Patheos

The Americanization of Zen Chanting Stephen Slottow Pendragon Press, Hillsdale, NY, 2019 A review by James Ishmael Ford Stephen Slottow is currently ...



54. Reflecting (Again) on Zen, Buddhism, Perennialism & Universalism - Patheos
Reflecting (Again) on Zen, Buddhism, Perennialism & Universalism  Patheos

"If I am asked to define my personal tastes in religion I must say that they lie between Mahayana Buddhism and Taoism, with a certain leaning toward Vedanta ...



55. Buddhism’s Postmodern Age - Tricycle
Buddhism’s Postmodern Age  Tricycle

Western Buddhism has entered a new chapter, influenced by social justice movements such as Black Lives Matter and #MeToo, according to American Dharma.



56. Zen Buddhist priest touched by kindness in Nepal offers shelter to those seeking refuge in Japan - The Japan Times
Zen Buddhist priest touched by kindness in Nepal offers shelter to those seeking refuge in Japan  The Japan Times

One day in January, in a quiet Zen temple on a hill in Nagoya's Tenpaku Ward, a priest offered a Nigerian visitor okaki (rice crackers). "Can you eat (this.



57. When Buddhism Came to America - JSTOR Daily
When Buddhism Came to America  JSTOR Daily

Buddhism was embraced by the Beats of 1950s America. But some Buddhists felt these converts were engaging with the practice in a shallow way. Alan Watts.



58. A Zen Buddhist teaches all how to reach deep and accept - NJ.com
A Zen Buddhist teaches all how to reach deep and accept  NJ.com

Some resolutions, such as the path toward better understanding and happiness, do not require planking, a newfound appreciation of kale or stressing the right ...



59. Bernard Glassman, Zen Master and Social Activist, Dies at 79 - New York Times
Bernard Glassman, Zen Master and Social Activist, Dies at 79  New York Times

Bernard Glassman, an acclaimed American Buddhist teacher known for his social activism and, briefly, a venture with the actor Jeff Bridges to capitalize on ...



60. La Salle University - La Salle University
La Salle University  La Salle University

March 26, 2019. La Salle University's 6th Annual Religion and Culture Lecture series continues on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 7 p.m. Pat Enkyo O'Hara Roshi, ...



61. Carmelite and Chan/Zen Interfaith Conference to Be Held in Avila, Spain in July 2020 - Buddhistdoor Global
Carmelite and Chan/Zen Interfaith Conference to Be Held in Avila, Spain in July 2020  Buddhistdoor Global

Symposium to bring together experts in Chan and Christian thought.



62. What Is Zen? Really? | James Ford - Patheos
What Is Zen? Really? | James Ford  Patheos

I'm working on some articles that we post at our Empty Moon Zen Network website. Some are new. And, some, like this, heavily reworked from materials already ...



63. Zen Buddhist and Poet WS Merwin Dies at 91 - Buddhistdoor Global
Zen Buddhist and Poet WS Merwin Dies at 91  Buddhistdoor Global

One of America's most celebrated poets, who spent his later years as a Zen Buddhist practitioner and environmental conservationist in Hawaii, died in his sleep ...



64. Zen on the Trail - Psychology Today
Zen on the Trail  Psychology Today

A new book explores hiking as a form of spiritual pilgrimage, showing us how going out onto a trail can become a journey inward.



65. Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh explains how to walk more mindfully - Quartz
Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh explains how to walk more mindfully  Quartz

Enlightenment is not that complicated and pretty easily attainable. It starts with your breath and a step, Thich That Hanh and Nguyen Anh-Huong explain in their ...



66. Why So Many Americans Are Turning to Buddhism - The Atlantic
Why So Many Americans Are Turning to Buddhism  The Atlantic

Dressed in flowing gold robes, the bald female meditation teacher told us to do nothing. We were to sit silently in our plastic chairs, close our eyes, and focus on ...



67. Zen Buddhist Teacher Haemin Sunim On How To Accept Yourself In A World Striving For Perfection - WAMC
Zen Buddhist Teacher Haemin Sunim On How To Accept Yourself In A World Striving For Perfection  WAMC

Haemin Sunim is one of the most influential Zen Buddhist teachers and writers in the world. Born in South Korea, he came to the United States to study film.



68. United by Our Common Vows: Tenku Ruff on Soto Zen in North America - Buddhistdoor Global
United by Our Common Vows: Tenku Ruff on Soto Zen in North America  Buddhistdoor Global

Tenku Ruff, Osho, is a Soto Zen priest trained in Japan and the United States, and a professional chaplain with a Master of Divinity degree from Maitripa College ...



69. Arcata Zen Group offers a ‘quiet place to sit’ and gather thoughts - Eureka Times Standard
Arcata Zen Group offers a ‘quiet place to sit’ and gather thoughts  Eureka Times Standard

Soto Zen Buddhism is a Japanese variation on the religion centering around the spiritual enlightenment and subsequent teachings of Siddhārtha Gautama, ...



70. A Zen Buddhist Priest Wonders if Universalism Can Save the World? - Patheos
A Zen Buddhist Priest Wonders if Universalism Can Save the World?  Patheos

Can Universalism Save the World? A Zen Buddhist meditation by James Ishmael Ford I notice that today, the 11th of June, is among many other things the ...



71. In Bodhi Day meditations, Buddhists tune into themselves, others - nwitimes.com
In Bodhi Day meditations, Buddhists tune into themselves, others  nwitimes.com

Welcome to December. A month packed with holidays and parties, gift exchanges, big meals and decorations. While some celebrations come with all the festive ...



72. How do you overcome suffering in Buddhism? - Big Think
How do you overcome suffering in Buddhism?  Big Think

What does Buddhism say about suffering? Buddhism has been applied differently across the planet as it enters new cultures. The underlying philosophical ...



73. Japanese art and Sōami (1472-1525): Aesthetics, China, and Zen Buddhism - Modern Tokyo Times
Japanese art and Sōami (1472-1525): Aesthetics, China, and Zen Buddhism  Modern Tokyo Times

Japanese art and Sōami (1472-1525): Aesthetics, China, and Zen Buddhism Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Japanese artist, Sōami, is known for an ...



74. Zen in Bhutan: An Invitation to a Small Adventure - Patheos
Zen in Bhutan: An Invitation to a Small Adventure  Patheos

I've been invited by the good folk at Two Truths to provide a series of talks and conversations on Zen meditation with an emphasis on koan introspection, as well ...



75. Why I Walk Two Paths - Tricycle
Why I Walk Two Paths  Tricycle

Once a month, Tricycle features an article from the Inquiring Mind archive. Inquiring Mind, a Buddhist journal that was in print from 1984–2015, has a growing ...



76. Proposed Buddhist Temple in Toledo neighborhood has residents upset - 13abc Action News
Proposed Buddhist Temple in Toledo neighborhood has residents upset  13abc Action News

Neighbors in one Toledo neighborhood are ready to fight the plan to build a Buddhist Temple where they live.



77. Zen and the Art of Finding Inner Calm - Mumbai Mirror
Zen and the Art of Finding Inner Calm  Mumbai Mirror

Japanese monks suggest picking up a broom to clean the recesses of your mind.



78. How 'monk therapy' is helping me through my divorce - Telegraph.co.uk
How 'monk therapy' is helping me through my divorce  Telegraph.co.uk

I'm sitting cross-legged on a little round cushion, in a Zen Buddhist temple just outside Kawasaki, a city south of Tokyo. It's 5.30am and along with 40 Japanese ...



79. The Zen rule for becoming happier: Change one thing - Quartz
The Zen rule for becoming happier: Change one thing  Quartz

The end of one year, and the beginning of a new one, is a good time to take stock, but not an easy time to do so. Diaries get packed with social engagements, ...



80. New York Asian Film Festival 2019 - The Young Folks
New York Asian Film Festival 2019  The Young Folks

We dive into the main competition slate for the 2019 New York Asian Film Festival!



81. Key Terms of Soto Zen Teaching | James Ford - Patheos
Key Terms of Soto Zen Teaching | James Ford  Patheos

While Soto Zen Buddhism in North America is following its own currents, there remains a profound connection between these various contemporary experiments ...



82. Buddhism and "The Matrix" - Lion's Roar
Buddhism and "The Matrix"  Lion's Roar

Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, LionsRoar.com editor Sam Littlefair reflects on the Buddhist ...



83. Dirt and difficulty: Life as the wife of a Buddhist monk - The Japan Times
Dirt and difficulty: Life as the wife of a Buddhist monk  The Japan Times

Tracy Franz's poignant memoir, "My Year of Dirt and Water," is full of carefully observed details. Organised by the season and dated like a diary, Franz delves ...



84. A Clarion Call for Buddhism - Lion's Roar
A Clarion Call for Buddhism  Lion's Roar

In the Spring 2019 issue of Buddhadharma, Annabella Pitkin reviews "A Critique of Western Buddhism: Ruins of the Buddhist Real" by Glenn Wallis.



85. A Beginner's Mind for Business - Lion's Roar
A Beginner's Mind for Business  Lion's Roar

The classic Zen concept of "beginner's mind" is finding popularity in American business circles. Minh Do looks at what that means for Buddhism.



86. The Monk Who Taught the World Mindfulness Awaits the End of This Life - TIME
The Monk Who Taught the World Mindfulness Awaits the End of This Life  TIME

Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh, whose books on mindfulness have sold in their millions, has returned to Vietnam to await the end of his life.



87. Leonard Cohen and Marianne Ihlen: The truth behind their 56-year love story - Telegraph.co.uk
Leonard Cohen and Marianne Ihlen: The truth behind their 56-year love story  Telegraph.co.uk

She was the inspiration behind many of his songs, his muse and lifetime love, yet the relationship between Leonard Cohen and Marianne Ihlen was often ...



88. Thus Have I Heard: An American Sutra - Tricycle
Thus Have I Heard: An American Sutra  Tricycle

During WWII, Japanese American Buddhists were incarcerated by the thousands. Out of the crucible of the camps, a uniquely American Buddhism was born.



89. The Dharmic Life with Gesshin Greenwood - Tricycle
The Dharmic Life with Gesshin Greenwood  Tricycle

The Buddha's journey from upper-class royalty to no-class enlightenment had enough twists and turns to fill a saga. Each stage of his life contains lessons on ...



90. How Marie Kondo Bucks Japanese Tradition, and Why It Matters - Lion's Roar
How Marie Kondo Bucks Japanese Tradition, and Why It Matters  Lion's Roar

Gesshin Greenwood examines how Netflix's "Tidying Up" star Marie Kondo combines the emptiness of Zen Buddhist practice with her signature spark of joy.



91. Wilderness Birthed the Mind - Tricycle
Wilderness Birthed the Mind  Tricycle

As the Earth radically changes, what happens to the wisdom that it has to offer us? A former monk looks at the relationship between nature and mind.



92. The Zen Buddhist Nuclear Weapons Expert in Trump's White House - The Daily Beast
The Zen Buddhist Nuclear Weapons Expert in Trump's White House  The Daily Beast

A senior official in the White House tasked with advising President Donald Trump on weapons of mass destruction is an ordained Zen Buddhist chaplain.



93. What does "Zen" really mean? - Lion's Roar
What does "Zen" really mean?  Lion's Roar

I see the word “Zen” tossed around a lot these days. It seems to mean having a relaxing, spa-like experience. Is that what Zen's really about?



94. Many Look To Buddhism For Sanctuary From An Over-Connected World - NPR
Many Look To Buddhism For Sanctuary From An Over-Connected World  NPR

Some users are turning to Buddhism and other religions to have a more mindful experience online. By being tethered to your devices, one monk says, "you will ...



95. Inside Japan's extremely minimalist homes - INSIDER
Inside Japan's extremely minimalist homes  INSIDER

In Japan, people are stripping down their homes in favor of minimalist designs. The practice dovetails with the rise of Marie Kondo and the deep-rooted influence ...



96. Zen no more: Japan shuns its Buddhist traditions as temples close - The Guardian
Zen no more: Japan shuns its Buddhist traditions as temples close  The Guardian

More than one in three temples are expected to close over the next 25 years as religion faces an 'existential crisis'



97. 10 Great Buddhist Books, Recommended by 10 Buddhist Teachers - Lion's Roar
10 Great Buddhist Books, Recommended by 10 Buddhist Teachers  Lion's Roar

Ten Buddhist teachers, scholars, and writers recommend Buddhist books published in the West. From the Fall 2007 issue of Buddhadharma.



98. Finding the Pure Land in Nature - Tricycle
Finding the Pure Land in Nature  Tricycle

A murder in the Grand Canyon led outdoors writer Annette McGivney down the Buddhist path and to discover her own “land of bliss” on the trails.



99. Glassman leaves legacy through students, brownies - The Riverdale Press
Glassman leaves legacy through students, brownies  The Riverdale Press

Bernard Glassman wore many hats throughout his life. He was most notably a Zen teacher, bakery owner, sensei and husband. When it comes to understanding ...




 



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