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DIGITAL BETACAM IN PAL FORMAT

OK. Time to test the power of the Internet. I know this blog has thousands of regular readers in several different countries. Perhaps somebody somewhere out there can help. My film “Cleveland’s Screaming” was potentially accepted into a European film festival. I can’t give specifics until it’s finalized. However, they need the film on Digital […]

FOCUS IN ZAZEN

Here’s a question that came in the e-mail today: In a few places in ‘Sit Down and Shut Up’ you talk about focusing on a particular issue or aspect of yourself during zazen – e.g. ‘I’ve often focused my attention during zazen practice on understanding the real source of anger’. I was wondering what you […]

SOLIPSISM

First, although there is Zazen at Hill Street Center this coming Saturday June 6, 2009 at 10 am, you cannot park in the Hill Street Center parking lot that day since there’s a parking lot sale sponsored by the church going on. Second, I managed to kind of solve my AT&T; problems. I wasn’t entirely […]

ZAZEN IN A NOISY ROOM

My friend Svetlana lives in a small apartment with two roommates. She’s a regular practitioner of zazen. So she asked me about a situation she’d encountered a few days ago. Right at the time she’d set aside for her zazen practice, her roommates decided to start watching episodes of Family Guy in the adjacent room. […]

GAY MARRIAGE again…

Before I forget, there is Zazen tomorrow (May 30th) at Hill St. Center. I just updated the page about it & realized I had not listed that date. Sorry! A funny thing happened. I looked at the comments to the most recent posting and it was a pleasant experience. The comments were mostly intelligent, even […]