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Cats are sleepy zen masters who can curl up for a snooze just...

Cats are sleepy zen masters who can curl up for a snooze just about anywhere. One of their favorite cozy napping spots is the flower pot, no matter what its size. Bored Panda assembled a vast and soporific collection of over 120 adorable...Show More Summary

BG 072: Zen Masters: Dressing the Donkey with Bells and Scarves

Episode Description: Long-time American Zen practitioner Stuart Lachs has spent some 40 years practicing Zen. First with Suzuki Roshi at the Tassajara Monastery in California and then with Eido Shimano Roshi, Walter Nowick, and finally with Ch’an Master Sheng-yen. Show More Summary

Religion Joke of the Week

2 weeks agoReligion : SoMA Review

Did you hear about the Zen master who ordered a hot dog? He asked for one with everything.

Tiger Woods makes the cut at the Masters at two-under par

2 weeks agoSports : The Early Lead

Perhaps Tiger Woods channeled his inner Zen. Or maybe it’s that his short game seems to have improved. Whatever it is, Woods played good enough during the second round at the Masters on Friday to make the cut to advance. Woods shot a 3-under 69, his first Masters round under 70 since 2011. Tiger Woods […]

BG 134: The Erotic Embrace of Life and Meditation

Episode Description: We’re joined today by Vidyuddeva, a young Zen teacher who spent 5 years in monastic training with Zen Master Steve Hagen. Vid is now a teacher in his own right, and teaches with both the iEvolve Practice Community as well as with the Integral Spiritual Center (founded by Ken Wilber). Show More Summary

BG 141: The Mechanisms of Kensho

Episode Description: “A perception, sudden as blinking, that subject and object are one, will lead to a deeply mysterious wordless understanding; and by this understanding will you awaken to the truth of Zen.” – Zen Master Huang-po...Show More Summary

BG 142: Buddha in a Cup of Tea

Episode Description: This week, we’re joined by Kenneth Cohen, a well-known qi-gong master. Along with his training in the Taoist qi-gong and tai chi chuan, Kenneth has a strong connection to the Zen tradition and to the Japanese tea ceremony. Show More Summary

BG 152: Returning to the Marketplace

Episode Description: This week we speak with Zen Master, Genpo Roshi, about the relationship between money and spirituality. It’s a hot topic and one that he is incredibly passionate about. He shares the details of a successful new fundraising campaign that his community puts on called the Big Heart Circle or 5/5/50. Show More Summary

BG 153: Feminine Zen

Episode Description: Grace Schireson is a Zen master in the lineage of Shunryu Suzuki Roshi and is the abbess of the Empty Nest Zendo in northern California. She joins us today to explore some of the main themes in her recently released book, Zen Women: Beyond Tea Ladies, Iron Maidens, and Macho Masters. Show More Summary

BG 167: I Vow to Feed All Hungers

Episode Description: We’re joined this week by one of the pioneers of the socially engaged Buddhist movement, Zen Master Bernie Glassman. Although he grew up in a family that valued social action, after some years of Zen practice he had an experience that amplified his calling to serve those in need. Show More Summary

BG 168: Integral Zen

Episode Description: We’re joined by Zen Master, Diane “Musho” Hamilton, to explore an approach to spiritual practice called “Integral Zen.” In our interview we explore several related topics, including the difference between a path of renunciation and one of transmutation. Show More Summary

BG 169: The Most Fundamental Duality

Episode Description: We’re joined again by Zen Master Diane “Musho” Hamilton, this time to explore the most fundamental duality of masculine and feminine. Diane points out that if you have an objection to looking at it in these...Show More Summary

The Real Reason You Should Be Meditating

I hear you. Don't I need to want to be a Zen Master to meditate? Or, my to-do list is already too long and there are so many other things I could be doing with my time besides meditating! Maybe. But there's also nothing more exhausting or frustrating than working your butt off and not really getting anywhere. Show More Summary

Metaphors (Empty Cup)

Metaphors abound in Asian martial arts. Here is how one goes, the empty cup: Nan-in, a Japanese master during the Meiji era (1868-1912), received a university professor who came to inquire about Zen. Nan-in served tea. He poured his visitor's cup full, and then kept on pouring. Show More Summary

'Battle Creek' Recap: Death By Syrup is Not So Sweet

The boys in blue of Battle Creek are back at it. With the awkward intros behind them, perhaps the rough and rugged Det. Agnew and the flowery zen master Agent Chamberlain will find peace within their partnership. Or maybe this episode, "Syruptitious" will travel further down their path to professional relationship destruction. Either way, hilarity is bound to ensue.

Finding a Zen master is not required

2 months agoReligion / Buddhism : The Zennist

When we look at the history of Zen that begins with Zen literature of the Song dynasty, there is a genealogy of transmission, namely, the Records of the Transmission of the Lamp (published 1004). On the other hand, this genealogy...

Phil Jackson Reportedly Faces Fine for Comments on OSU Freshman D'Angelo Russell

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson is exploring potential options for June's NBA draft, but the Zen Master could be facing a fine due to his over-zealousness. After watching Ohio State defeat Nebraska Thursday night, the 13-timeShow More Summary

Jeffrey P. Nesker brings ELSEWHERE, NY to Cinequest

1Q: Tell us a little about the origins of Elsewhere, NY, from concept to financing. The story of Elsewhere, NY has to start with Tom Wilton, the writer and my fellow producer. Tom is a gifted filmmaker in his own right, a zen master of zero budget filmmaking, and a guy I’ve had a long […]

How Mindfulness Can Transform Movements for Racial Justice and Equality

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Vox Pop

  (AP Photo/Edward Kitch) The kind of mindfulness exemplified by Vietnamese Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh, shown here at a 1966 news conference with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., could transform movements for racial and social justice. The American civil rights leader and the Buddhist master came together to call for a halt to the U.S. Show More Summary

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