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...
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.
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
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.
"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
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.
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.
"Your situation, your condition, your opinions — throw them all away."
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 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
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 …
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
NBA's Phil Jackson likes Fiorina during debates, and is not afraid to tweet about it.
"Everything about it — from the intermittent fear it engenders, to the M.R.I.s it requires, to my daily struggle for physical balance — has made achieving that other kind of balance, inner balance, more possible. I can no longer coast...Show More Summary
In early September, a huge delegation of the Buddhist teacher and author Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh's monks and nuns will arrive in New York City to lead retreats, book launches, and outdoor meditations and I will be driving from Baltimore to join them. Show More Summary
GIF via While Disneyland and Universal Studios up the ante with the block-busting Star Wars, TRON, and Nintendo-themed attractions due to come out in the next few years, animation zen master Hayao Miyazaki is taking the opposite approach...Show More Summary
He may no longer prowl NBA sidelines, but Phil Jackson has stuck with some familiar motivational tactics from his coaching days. The Zen Master gave each New York Knick a The post Phil Jackson Gave Knicks Players a Michael Jordan Book to Read appeared first on SLAMonline.
Alison Chrun has it all, except that she wants to be just like her Zen Master husband. How DO we get all the extra buillshit to leave our brains? Here’s how. — Men are so simple-minded, and I mean that in the best way. That is until I mean it in the worst way. Being […] The post 5 Ways I Want To Be Just Like My Husband (More or Less) appeared first on The Good Men Project.
“Even in the depths of summer, when New York theaters close up shop and dance companies go on break or on tour, the ballet teacher Zvi Gotheiner keeps going to work, though he may not call it that. And dancers keep flocking to work with him.”
I have been sitting with this small piece by Zen Master Ryokan. I love it. It has been a long time since I ventured into his work. However the other day, while passing though the library, a book as good as fell off the shelf. And here I am – sitting with Ryokan again. You … Continue reading No Finger No Moon! ?