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The Grand Canyon Sucks!

The Grand Canyon Sucks!

My dad and I went to see the Grand Canyon yesterday. But the photo on top of this article isn’t from there. It’s from the day before when we went to see Canyon de Chelly. The lady at the Welcome to Arizona place told us there were some cave dwellings there. So we went up […]

The Myth of Rebirth

The Myth of Rebirth

A guy named James wrote to me and asked: “Could you explain rebirth to me like I’m five. I’ve never been able to grasp a knowledge of this.” I answered him thusly; Rebirth is a myth that some Buddhists believe in. It might be loosely based on fact. But it might just be a fantasy. […]

Phoenix Rising

Phoenix Rising

It’s been confirmed. I will be speaking at Empty Sky Zen Center near Phoenix, Arizona on Friday June 29th at 7pm. The address is 5246 E McDonald Dr., Paradise Valley, AZ 85253. If you’re not a regular there and wish to attend please send an email to Ann Baker at anbakrann@gmail.com. They just need to […]

Lama Surya Das on Diamond Mountain and Is Buddhism Complacency Part a Million

Lama Surya Das on Diamond Mountain and Is Buddhism Complacency Part a Million

Today is my mom’s birthday. So happy birthday mom, wherever you are! I lit some incense at the shrine we made to her in what used to be her and my dad’s bedroom (dad has since moved upstairs). I chanted the Heart Sutra too, but I screwed up the middle as I always do when […]

Brad & Skylar Answer Your Questions!

Me and Skylar answering your questions! It seems like there’s something wrong with the audio/video synchronization. I will see if there’s anything I can do about that. But I suspect it’s an issue of compatibility between YouTube and iPhoto, the program we used to make the video.