Zen Buddhism

Koans are the special short questions of spiritual masters in the Chan and Zen traditions. (Chinese Chan became Japanese
The new economy is defined by cherishing our assets rather than exploiting them. This requires that we examine our current
The editors of Awake at the Bedside: Contemplative Teachings on Palliative and End-of- Life Care want to make one thing very clear: this book is not about dying, it's about life and what it can teach us, it's about caring and what giving care really means.
Adyashanti is an American-born spiritual teacher devoted to serving the awakening of all beings. His teachings are an open
While overdevelopment of nature may seem beneficial to humans from a short term perspective, eventually there will be long term consequences that will harm humans. Thus, the most important Buddhist value is to respect all living things and not carelessly harm or destroy them.
[How the Venerable Pomnyun Became a Monk] "From school." "And after the library?" This is the third selection from a question
Rocks have long been venerated in China, Korea, and Japan. A rock might stand out because of its beauty, unusual shape, or resemblance to a mountain. In Japan, distinctive rocks were believed to be inhabited by kami, spiritual forces/beings inherent in nature.
Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh on the power of mindfulness.
The new Star Wars film represents not so much a new hope as an old hope renewed. Or, since it's still the case that so few have actually seen the film, it represents the hope of an old hope renewed.
"We mustn't act as if it's all right to cast the LGBT community aside because they're a minority group," says priest at Japan's Shunkoin temple.
Shifting from a focus on the illness to a focus on the person.
Master Shi Yongxin is facing allegations that he fathered children and embezzled temple money.
Governor Jerry Brown, pressing the California agenda on renewable energy and climate change, followed up his successful appearance earlier this month at the Climate Summit of the Americas in Toronto with what looks like an even more successful appearance at the Pope's summit.