Brad

BACK TO GODHEAD

Yesterday I attended the Hare Krishna Festival of Chariots at Venice Beach. I was completely won over by their philosophy and free food and now renounce Buddhism forever! Nah. But the food was very tasty (and I opted for the $7 plate rather than the free one — much tastier!). Hare Krishnas are the best […]

ZAZEN TOMORROW

Tomorrow’s Zazen at the Hill Street Center will return to its usual scheduled time 9:30 AM Saturday July 29, 2006. So show up! Dang it! We’ll have orange juice. See the link to your right or click on the title of this article for details. The following day there’s a big Hare Krishna festival […]

DESHIMARU & NISHIJIMA

I received a question by e-mail the other day from a guy who says he has been noticing very strong parallels between the teachings of Taisen Deshimaru, founder of the AZI Buddhist organization in Europe and those of Gudo Nishijima. Both men studied under Kodo Sawaki and they knew each other. So the questioner wanted […]

FUCK YOU

I just got back from attending the Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal. Fantasia is an amazing festival devoted, as the name might suggest, to fantastic Asian films. Naturally, Ultraman has been a mainstay of Fantasia since its inception in 1996. In fact, this year marks Ultraman’s tenth anniversary with the festival. I was there with […]

ARTICLES ARE BACK & JULY 23rd ZAZEN CLASS

For those of you who care, I just put some of my old articles back up on my webpage. Whoop-dee-frikkin’-doo, right? But there they are. So stop whining about it. Also, remember that our Zazen class in Santa Monica which would normally be held on Saturday July 22, has been changed to SUNDAY JULY 23rd […]