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Attaining Enlightenment

Attaining Enlightenment

The other day I got an email from Non-Duality magazine, an on-line mag where I’ve been interviewed before, asking me a lot of questions about enlightenment. You can see the interview here. I just had a look at the other guy he interviewed, Alan Jacobs, who I’d never heard of before this. His answers are […]

Is Zazen Really Zen? Did Dogen Invent the Whole Thing? Did He Really Go to China?

Is Zazen Really Zen? Did Dogen Invent the Whole Thing? Did He Really Go to China?

I did a thing on Reddit recently. I’m not sure if it qualified as a true AMA (Ask Me Anything) or not since I didn’t do it live. Well… I was alive when I did it. But I didn’t answer people live on the Internets. You can see the whole thing here. ANYWAY, one of […]

FUND-RAISER/SALE

FUND-RAISER/SALE

The documentary about me, Brad Warner’s Hardcore Zen is showing in Los Angeles and San Francisco next month, and the month after that Zero Defex is playing a show in Akron to raise money for my friend Logan Lestat’s on-going cancer treatment. Usually when I do out-of-town gigs I make at least my travel expenses […]

Hello Ithaca! Hello Philly! See You Very Soon New York!

Hello Ithaca! Hello Philly! See You Very Soon New York!

Tonight March 11th, 2014 at 7pm, the documentary about me, Brad Warner’s Hardcore Zen, will play at Cinemopolis 120 E Green St Ithaca, NY 14850. Tickets are available at  http://local-screen.com/hardcore-zen/ithaca-ny/ Unfortunately neither I nor director Pirooz Kalayeh will be there. We had scheduling problems and just could not make it. Not to mention it’s damned expensive […]

Random Reflections on Becoming 50

Random Reflections on Becoming 50

Today I turned fifty. Happy birthday to me! As my dad says, “It’s better than the alternative!” At least I don’t look fifty. Must be all that Zen. This is a self-indulgent post. But it’s my birthday so y’all can just suck it! Fifty is an annoying age to be. You’re not old enough to be […]