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April 6, 2016
by Jaimal Yogis

In the centuries after the Buddha’s death, his followers created rifts and various Buddhist schools—Theravada and Mahayana being just two of the biggest divisions—each claiming...

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In the centuries after the Buddha’s death, his followers created rifts and various...

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January 13, 2016
by Brad Warner

Excerpt from Hardcore Zen by Brad Warner.

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September 30, 2015
by Koitsu Yokoyama

Excerpt from An Intelligent Life by Koitsu Yokoyama.

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August 5, 2015
by Koun Yamada

Excerpt from Zen: The Authentic Gate by Koun Yamada.

Although belief, understanding,...

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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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June 12, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
Only the Occasional Brothel - The “unconstrained conduct”... read more »
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 »

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