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February 6, 2015
by Robert Rosenbaum

Some years ago the Saturday lecture at Berkeley Zen Center focussed on details of Zen forms: how to bow during service, how to walk in the zendo, how to eat during formal meals...

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Some years ago the Saturday lecture at Berkeley Zen Center focussed on details of Zen...

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February 4, 2015
by Zenju Earthlyn Manuel

From The Way of Tenderness by Zenju Earthlyn Manuel.

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From ...

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January 28, 2015
by Zenju Earthlyn Manuel
Chapter 1 Not What You Think

I was hungry when I attended my first Nichiren Buddhist meeting in 1988. I mean that...

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Chapter 1 Not What You Think

I...

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January 22, 2015
by Kestrel Slocombe

Learn the story behind the classic Zen poem Ten Verses of Unfathomable Depth in these excerpts from our recent book ...

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Learn the story behind the classic Zen poem Ten Verses of Unfathomable Depth...

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January 18, 2015
by Terrance Keenan

This is an excerpt from Terrance Keenan’s new book Zen Encounters with Loneliness....

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This is an excerpt from Terrance Keenan’s new book ...

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January 6, 2015
by Terrance Keenan

An excerpt from Terrance Keenan’s recent title Zen Encounters with Loneliness.

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An excerpt from Terrance Keenan’s recent title ...

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November 26, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

Editor’s Note: This classic Zen poem provides the foundation for our new title Unfathomable Depths: Drawing Wisdom for Today...

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Editor’s Note: This classic Zen poem...

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November 12, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

We are thrilled to have a guest post from Jokei Molly Delight Whitehead, editor of The Zen Teaching of Homeless Kodo. Jokei Molly writes on the sometimes slow...

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We are thrilled to have a guest post from Jokei Molly Delight Whitehead, editor of...

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November 4, 2014
by Terrance Keenan
Chapter 2 The End of Perfection

The spiritual life is often described as being on a path. It implies direction, purpose, and an end. Even an endless path suggests to us an ...

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Chapter 2 The End of Perfection

The spiritual life is often described as being on a...

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July 17, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

In Inside the Grass Hut, a new book from Wisdom, you can enter the mind and practice of Zen, applying the insights of one of Zen's classic poems to your life—here and...

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In Inside the Grass Hut, a new book from Wisdom, you can enter the mind and...

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