Zen master Dahui once said: "A great doubt will definitely be followed by a great awakening." In other words, it is only when we feel confused, frustrated, and uncertain— Dahui's biting the iron bar—that we are making the proper effort...
“When you do something you should burn yourself completely, like a good bonfire, leaving no trace of yourself.” ~Shunryu Suzuki By Leo Babauta Zen master Suzuki Roshi spoke about the idea of leaving no trace — doing something with complete presence, and then moving on to the next thing without holding on to previous activities. […]
By Leo Babauta I’m happy to announce that I’m offering my Zen Habits book to purchase, for the first time since I put it on Kickstarter at the end of 2014. The book is called, “Zen Habits: Mastering the Art of Change.” The Kickstarter campaign did extremely well, and people gave me wonderful feedback on […]
At one point in every musician’s career, he or she has done some D.I.Y. touring. Brett Newski has become a zen master at it. Last year he spent 3.5 months on a planes, trains and automobiles journey around the world – an itinerary that would make even the most hardened traveler wince. Somehow Newski managed […]
If you’re fascinated by paper art and pop-up books, then the name of 51-year old Robert Sabuda will resonate like that of a Zen master. He’s a legend in the world of children’s books, paper design, and engineering, with many famous books...Show More Summary
The Zen Master is staying put on the East Coast — at least according to his fiancee, who happens to run a rival team. Rumors that New York Knicks President Phil Jackson would opt out of his contract with the Knicks for a front-office opportunity with the Los Angeles Lakers have suddenly been silenced. In an interview […]
Dharmavidya's Teaching at Oasis de Longue Vie 27 May 2016 recorded & transcribed by Annette Dharmavidya: I was reading a passage of Dogen - Dogen Zenji, the great Zen master....
U.S. President Barack Obama, in Hanoi, Vietnam today, addressed that nation’s people with remarks that included a reference to the Zen master, Engaged Buddhism advocate, and lifelong anti-war activist, Thich Nhat Hanh. And as Vietnam...Show More Summary
Zen books and the sermons of Zen masters are always telling us there is a huge difference between concepts and direct experience. But this falls flat when it comes to the actual experience of kensho (seeing our true nature) because....
Both religious Sanskrit and Pali use a parok?a language, a language of implied and indirect meanings. In Buddhism the Buddha or a Zen master is using parok?a language to explain what language cannot explain, directly, but can only be hinted...
New York Knicks team president Phil Jackson continues to shove the Triangle Offense down his team’s throat. The Zen Master is said to be holding secret training sessions this week The post Phil Jackson Reportedly Holding a ‘Triangle Seminar’ for the Knicks appeared first on SLAMonline.
So far, Phil Jackson’s leadership of the New York Knicks has been an unmitigated disasters, but The Zen Master can’t figure out why anyone would question what he’s doing. After The post Phil Jackson on His Critics: ‘Do They Have 11 Championships?’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
Sorry, Lakers... the Zen Master is NOT returning to L.A. -- this according to Phil Jackson's fiancee Jeanie Buss. The rumors have been swirling for months... with several NBA insiders hinting that Jackson may have a secret exit strategy in…
The late horror master's Hollywood Hills home is surprisingly zen The Hollywood Hills home of late horror movie master Wes Craven is now on the market, and it looks to be getting the star treatment. The midcentury compound that also once housed actor Steve McQueen is being listed by the Altman brothers of Million Dollar Listing. Show More Summary
Knicks team president Phil Jackson is reportedly angling for New York to give his buddy Kurt Rambis the full-time head coaching gig. The Zen Master is also said to be The post Phil Jackson Pushing for the Knicks to Hire Kurt Rambis as Full-Time Head Coach appeared first on SLAMonline.
For centuries, Zen masters have used stories and koans, or paradoxical riddles, to help students realize their true nature. These stories are often puzzling and may seem nonsensical, but ponder them yourself and you might emerge wiser and more self-aware. Here are seven of our favorite Zen stories. Read more...
Weeks after New York Knicks president Phil Jackson drew a comparison between reigning NBA MVP Stephen Curry and former journeyman point guard Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf, the Golden State Warriors point guard addressed the Zen Master's observation...Show More Summary
Despite rumors of Phil Jackson possibly coaching home games for the New York Knicks next season, with current interim Kurt Rambis handling road duties, Carmelo Anthony says the Zen Master The post Carmelo Anthony: Phil Jackson ‘Ain’t Coaching No More’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
While there's speculation that the Zen Master would return to the bench to coach home games only next season, the team's star is vehemently opposed to the idea.
The frustration of Knicks fans is nothing new. In recent years, the team hasn’t seen any signs of lasting improvement. Even with Zen Master Phil Jackson as President, things haven’t progressed exactly The post Kobe Bryant: Knicks Fans Need to ‘Trust’ Phil Jackson appeared first on SLAMonline.