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What is a Zen master?

The term "Zen master" (C., Chanshi; J.,...

Former Lakers player Samaki Walker says Kobe Bryant once punched him over $100

He may have been playing for the Zen Master, but in his early 20s, Kobe Bryant was anything but. Bryant’s former teammate, Samaki (...)

The disturbed mind

Once Zen master Tsung-mi/Zongmi said: “No-mind (wu-hsin) only means that the defilements have been eliminated from the mind.” He was referring to a state in which absolute Mind is fully beheld by the adept in the time of a finger...

Thich Nhat Hanh returns to Plum Village

Via PlumVillage.orgThe latest chapter in the story of Thich Nhat Hanh‘s recovery from a stroke and coma finds the Zen master returning to his Plum Village community of France. A just-issued message from the monks and nuns of Plum Village...Show More Summary

My New Book: Essential Zen Habits

By Leo Babauta I’m so excited to share my new book with you that I’ve been working on for the last few months! My new book is called Essential Zen Habits: Mastering the Art of Change, Briefly. It’s a concise guide to changing habits and dealing with struggles. I made it intentionally brief so that […]

Phil Jackson Says Kristaps Porzingis Has a ‘Magical Element’

The New York Knick struck gold in the 2015 NBA Draft with selection of Kristaps Porzingis, and team president Phil Jackson continues to admire his work. Initially, the Zen Master The post Phil Jackson Says Kristaps Porzingis Has a ‘Magical Element’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

Ethan Hawke: By the Book

The author, most recently, of “Rules for a Knight,” says the best book about acting, indirectly at least, is “The Dude and the Zen Master,” by Jeff Bridges and his Zen teacher, Bernie Glassman.

Not everyone one who studies Zen needs a Zen teacher

3 months agoReligion / Buddhism : The Zennist

The idea that one is supposed to have a Zen master to study Zen with is not something the old Zen records talk about very much. Sure, Chinese monks visited various Zen teachers, but it becomes somewhat of a stretch...

J.R. Smith Unhappy With Phil Jackson Discussing His Personal Life

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson had a bad habit of publicly airing private conversations, and J.R. Smith is none too happy with the Zen Master’s big mouth. This past The post J.R. Smith Unhappy With Phil Jackson Discussing His Personal Life appeared first on SLAMonline.

These Zen Buddhist Koans Will Open Your Mind

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

A koan is a riddle or puzzle that Zen Buddhists use during meditation to help them unravel greater truths about the world and about themselves. Zen masters have been testing their students with these stories, questions, or phrases for centuries. Show More Summary

Do Dishes, Rake Leaves (And Don’t Forget the Endless Loads of Laundry)

Karen Maezen Miller on how the domestic practice of ancient Zen masters can lead us to intimate encounters with our own lives. The post Do Dishes, Rake Leaves (And Don’t Forget the Endless Loads of Laundry) appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Coming to the Mat as a Beginner

"In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert's there are few." -- Zen Master Shunryo Suzuki Recently I completed a six-week yoga class at work. When we started the series, my co-worker and instructor made it clear that we would be approaching the six weeks with a beginner's mindset. Show More Summary

The Walking Dead Showrunner Teases Upcoming Morgan Flashback Episode - We'll finally get to see how we went from crazed booby-trap guy to Zen master.

4 months agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

These days, it seems like Morgan is edging out Rick in terms of relative sanity—and Walking Dead showrunner Scott M. Gimple confirmed that we'll be going back in time to learn about Morgan's journey.

You Already Understand!

There’s no better example of Zen’s direct, penetrating spirit than these exchanges between the late Zen master Seung Sahn and his students. The post You Already Understand! appeared first on Lion's Roar.

A Zen Master Responds to Hate Mail

4 months agoHumor / odd : Brain Pickings

"Your situation, your condition, your opinions — throw them all away."

Escargot Getcher Own, Pal

To attain true Zen enlightenment, one must be at peace with every creature, even the lowly snail. The true Zen master becomes one with all things, no matter how slimy… HEY! That’s not what I mean by “become one with,” buddy! Via RocketNews24.Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: Crawlies, Gee-ross!, I'm Going to Eat You (when sensei […]

Cats are furry Zen masters. They’re able to reach states of...

Cats are furry Zen masters. They’re able to reach states of purrfect serenity, even in noisy environments. Japanese kitties Shiro and Kuro are prime examples of this enviable skill. In fact they’re so good at being calm that it’s contagious. Show More Summary

Neuroscience and The Circle Time Parade of Changes

Dogen, the 13th century Zen master, said, “Impermanence is a fact before our eyes.” All things in the universe are a temporary combination of elements and they are transitory, constantly changing. Because of impermanence (anicca), and interdependence, Buddhism says there is no inherently existent self (anatman), a soul or own-being (svabhava) that is independent and …

"We Will Have A Downturn", Dalio Warns, Return To QE Inevitable

Last week, we took a look at why zen master Ray Dalio’s All Weather fund has had a tough time riding out the series of violent thunderstorms that have shaken the market of late. In short, “the historical relationships between asset classes...Show More Summary

The "Zen Master" Tweets His Support for Carly Fiorina During GOP Debate

NBA's Phil Jackson likes Fiorina during debates, and is not afraid to tweet about it.

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