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Self is Time

Self is Time

“The self arrays itself and forms the entire universe. Perceive each particular thing in this universe as a moment of time. Things do not hinder things, just as moments do not hinder moments. For this reason, the whole world of time is arousing the way-seeking mind; the whole world of the mind is arousing time. […]

European & USA Tour 2023

Here are the dates for my live appearances in 2023. I will be adding more info and links (and probably more events), so keep checking back on my EVENTS page! August 14-17, 2023 Retreat in Hebden Bridge, England August 19, 2023 Zazen and Talk 13:00-17:00 at Yoga on the Edge near Manchester, England  August […]

Transgenderism: A Buddhist Perspective

Zen Master Shikan visited Zen Master Matsuzan and asked her, “Just what is Matsuzan?”  Matsuzan replied to him saying, “Matsuzan never shows her peak.” Matsuzan, like many Zen Masters, took on the name of the mountain where she lived. Shikan said, “Just who is the person within the mountain?”  Matsuzan said, “It is beyond appearances […]

Alien Pancakes

Alien Pancakes

On my most recent YouTube video I talked about my favorite UFO story, the tale of Joe Simonton and his alien pancakes. Below is the material I wrote about Simonton and his strange encounter for the book about UFO’s and Zen that I never finished. The story of Joe Simonton’s encounter with a flying saucer […]

What Buddha Said We Shouldn’t Talk About

I haven’t posted here for a while, but someone recently brought up this post I made back in 2019 and I re-read it and thought it was good. So I thought I’d post it again. It’s got some out-of-date references, but that’s OK. You’ll be able to handle that. I’m also adding an article I […]