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I'm On Drugs

I’m On Drugs

Actually I’m not on any serious drugs right now. But yesterday I was. I’ve always been headache prone. But in the last couple weeks it’s gotten really bad. So I’ve been going to doctors trying to figure out what was happening. Yesterday, on the way to zazen at Hill Street Center the pain got so […]

Buddhist Superstition is Just As Much Bullshit As Any Other Kind of Superstition

Buddhist Superstition is Just As Much Bullshit As Any Other Kind of Superstition

Recently someone sent me the following email: I have a question – what’s your impression of The New Kadampa Tradition and the practise of “worshiping” or “venerating” Dorje Shugden? Is this all hogwash, or is there something of value inGeshe Kelsang Gyatso’s teaching or is he just another charlatan? I replied: I’ve heard the name […]

Food Poisoning and Teacher Training

Food Poisoning and Teacher Training

Actually, there’s no connection I can think of between food poisoning and teacher training other than that I got an e-mail asking me about teacher training while I was suffering from food poisoning. This photo is from the last time I got food poisoning, back in the year of our Lord twenty-ought-five. Nobody took a […]