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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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May 12, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Elephant Journal looks at Ikkyu Sojun's “Far Out Zen.” If you missed Barbara... read more »
April 9, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
It seems Scrabble is just now considering the word “Zen” to be added to its dictionary! Thanks to Shambhala... read more »
It seems Scrabble is just now considering the word “Zen” to be added to its dictionary!... read more »
April 7, 2014
by Maura Gaughan

In the spirit of National Poetry Month, this week’s mindful morsel comes from The Clouds Should Know Me by Now, edited by Red Pine and Mike O’Connor. The...

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In the spirit of National Poetry Month, this week’s mindful morsel comes from...

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March 17, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Can you be spiritual and not religious? Or vice versa? The Zennist... read more »
Can you be spiritual and not religious? Or vice versa?... read more »
March 3, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

Barry Magid is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst practicing in New York City, and the founding teacher of the Ordinary Mind Zendo, also in New York. He is the author of...

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Barry Magid is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst practicing in New York City, and...

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February 24, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week’s morsel comes from James Ishmael Ford’s If You're Lucky, Your Heart Will Break. Using vignettes and anecdotes from his own life—as well as quotations...

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This week’s morsel comes from James Ishmael Ford’s If You're Lucky, Your...

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February 11, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

What must we do before we go deep into the Dharma? This week, Mike Medaglia’s beautiful illustration of a Zen quote answers this question.

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What must we do before we go deep into the Dharma? This week, Mike Medaglia’s...

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January 22, 2014
by Maura Gaughan

In “The Mirror,” writer and runner Ed Brickell writes, “It’s not like I’ve never finished a sesshin before...

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In “The Mirror,”...

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