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The Buzz Clic Adventure

The Buzz Clic Adventure

On Saturday February 2, 2013 at 10 pm I’ll be playing bass with The Buzz Clic Adventure at The Buchanan Arms, 2013 W Burbank Blvd, Burbank, California 91506-1318. The Facebook event page for this show is here. It’s really an honor and privilege to be playing with Buzz Clic. Buzz was the lead guitarist and […]

RETREAT!!!

RETREAT!!!

Before I get started, tonight, Wednesday January 23, 2013, at 7:15 pm I will host zazen at Yogavidala 4640 Franklin Ave  Los Angeles, CA 90027, on the corner of Franklin and Vermont behind the 7-11 in Los Feliz. We’ve been doing this for about four months now every Wednesday night. We’re getting about 2-5 people each […]

Weekend Events in Los Angeles

Weekend Events in Los Angeles

I have two events in Los Angeles this weekend. Saturday January 19, 2013 from 10 AM until Noon I’ll host the weekly zazen at Hill Street Center, 237 Hill Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405. Come 10 minutes early if you need instructions. On Sunday January 20, 2013 at 11  AM I will lead meditation at […]

The Buddhist View on Suicide

The Buddhist View on Suicide

Last week a friend of several friends of mine back in Akron killed himself. His name was Tyler. I probably met him or at least saw him around Angel Falls coffee shop or at one of the Akron Cooking Coalition’s vegan dinner parties. But I didn’t really know him. A lot of my friends did, […]

Why I Am Not a Member of Clergy

Why I Am Not a Member of Clergy

I never really considered the possibility that I might be a “member of clergy” until three years ago. I was staying at Tassajara Zen Monastery and Greg Fain, the tanto (sort of like “spiritual director”) there said that they preferred all members of clergy to wear their robes at zazen. I was kind of taken […]