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"Two Kinds of Anger" or "Jesus F. Christ Part 2"

“Two Kinds of Anger” or “Jesus F. Christ Part 2″

Before I begin, I’d like to invite everyone in the tri-state area to the screening of Brad Warner’s Hardcore Zen tomorrow (Wednesday May 21, 2014) at 6:30pm at Drexel University in their URBN Annex screening room. That’s at 3401 Filbert St (corner of 34th and Filbert Street) on the West side of Philadelphia, PA. The Facebook event […]

This is not who served me at Enterprise in Philadelphia!

Jesus F***ing Christ

First, here’s what happened. Zero Defex, the hardcore punk band in which I play bass, is playing a show tonight (Friday May 18th) in Akron, Ohio as a benefit for our friend Logan Firestone who is dealing with stage four esophageal cancer. I went to high school with Logan and later on shared a decrepit […]

Dharma Names

Dharma Names

This past weekend Dogen Sangha Los Angeles held its third three-day retreat at Mt. Baldy Zen Center in the mountains near Claremont, California just east of Los Angeles. 30 people participated. While we were up there I did yet another priest ordination. I swear this will be the last one for a very long time. […]

White Buddhist tells Singhalese Buddhists about Buddhism / Philly Debut!

White Buddhist tells Singhalese Buddhists about Buddhism / Philly Debut!

This coming Saturday I will make my debut into Philadelphia society! All y’all who keep saying, “When are you gonna do something in Philly?” are required to be there. Here are the details. SATURDAY MAY 3, 2014 10:30 AM MONKEY MIND ZENDO (operating out of Studio 34) 4522 Baltimore Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19143. The program will begin […]

Something to go with your zen meditation?

Germany

OK. It’s confirmed. I will be hosting a five-day zazen retreat at Benediktushof in Germany (near Wurzburg) October 12-17, 2014. Contact Benediktushof directly to ask about registration. The one we did last year was wonderbar! Benediktushof is a great space, very quiet and a perfect atmosphere for extended meditation practice. Also, there is still time […]