By Leo Babauta I’m so excited: today I launch my new book, Zen Habits: Mastering the Art of Change. And I need your help. The book is written (just finished on Friday!), but I need your support to get it printed. So I’ve launched a Kickstarter campaign, and this limited edition of the book will […]
Reports have indicated that Thich Nhat Hanh, beloved Zen Buddhist monk and teacher, at 88 may be nearing the end of his earthly time. The renowned Zen master known for his peace activism, Buddhist teachings, and many books inspiringShow More Summary
Sister Chan Khong, Thich Nhat Hanh’s closest collaborator, told Lion’s Roar this morning that the 88-year-old Vietnamese Zen master is in hospital. The post Thich Nhat Hanh in hospital appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Sleeping on a level you can't even understand. You think you know how to sleep? Let me tell you something; you are kidding yourself. You are a joke. you are an embarrassment to sleepers everywhere. Because you may think you know how to sleep, but you do not know how to sleep. Show More Summary
It’s Kermit THE Frog practicing his daily yoga and sun salutations. Because Yoda doesn’t have to be only adorable green zen master. Even muppets need to take time on their mats, especially sweet frogs hopelessly romantic for talking pigs. Show More Summary
By Leo Babauta I don’t do a lot of promotional posts here on Zen Habits, but I thought you guys might like an update on how my book is going. It’s almost done! It’s called, “Zen Habits — Mastering the Art of Change”, and I’m finishing up the manuscript now. I’ve been working on it […]
Kendrick Lamar dissed a lot of people on "Control"... but only the Zen Master gets an apology. Kendrick Lamar took the rap world by storm with his verse on "Control," calling out pretty much everybody he could. J. Cole, Wale, Big Sean, Tyler the Creator, Jay Electronica... Show More Summary
Meditation isn’t just for Zen masters and granola munchers anymore.
Phil Jackson is about to enter a new world Thursday, a place so unfamiliar to the Zen Master that Jackson might think he’s hallucinating or experiencing an LSD flashback.
The 2014-15 Knicks begin their season in earnest Wednesday when they take on the Bulls at the Garden. On and off the court, a lot has changed since the team limped to last year's disappointing 37-45 record. Does that mean the results...Show More Summary
Bodhidharma didn’t travel west so that some Zen master later on might say, as for his reason of coming to the west, “Cypress tree in the front of the hall.” Bodhidharma came to the west to point out the true...
The King returns to Cleveland, a battered Kobe battles in the West, and the Zen Master is christened the savior of New York. Here’s what to watch for in the 2014-15 NBA season.
First-year coach Derek Fisher clearly is his own man — and not, as he’s put it, “a puppet” for mentor and team president Phil Jackson. But the Zen Master looms large above everything.
Zen masters like Dahui/Ta-hui (1089–1163) didn’t put much stock in zazen. Unlike Dogen Zenji, Dahui didn’t absolutize zazen. The use of a particular practice such as zazen depended upon the degree of the students spiritual illness. As Zen master Hsu-yun...
Business of Fashion recently sat down with COMME des GARÇONS’ CEO Adrian Joffe at the company’s international headquarters to discuss how he’s managed to master the “art-commerce balancing act.” In addition to overseeing… COMME des GARÇONS CEO Adrian Joffe Talks Creativity, Innovation, Zen & More with BoF is a post by Brian Farmer on Highsnobiety.
I quote, “A belligerent samurai, an old Japanese tale goes, once challenged a Zen master to explain the concept of heaven and hell. But the monk replied with scorn, ‘You’re nothing but a lout - I can’t waste my time with the likes of...Show More Summary
On this VERY SPECIAL EPISODE of Noisey’s ‘Back & Forth’ interview series, Zen masters Russell Simmons and Rick Rubin discuss the early days of Def Jam, which is celebrating it’s 30th Anniversary this year. In this clip, they talk about trying to capture the vibe of the clubs on early Rap records, the conception of […]
As the New York Knicks embark upon the first full season of Phil Jackson's reign as president of basketball operations, they'll have a permanent reminder of the Zen Master's presence stalking the sidelines. New head coach Derek Fisher...Show More Summary
When Thomas Merton said that the writings of even Christian mystics were regarded with trepidation in Catholic contemplative monasteries (cf. Mystics and Zen Masters, p. vii) he was, in a subtle way, suggesting to the reader that the West has...
Phil Jackson's redevelopment of the New York Knicks is fully underway as the team prepares for the Zen Master's first full season as president. A look at the team's point guard position confirms New York's evolution under Jackson's reign. As recently as June, the Knicks were widely perceived to be stuck with their putrid scenario at the point. Show More Summary