POLITICS

Before going on I want to mention the new link I put up about Zen books that don’t suck. People keep asking me about this. So here you go. While I was up north for Thanksgiving I stopped by the Berkeley Zen Center where my friend Greg Fain, who kindly let me stay in his […]

THANKSGIVING and ZEN THIS SATURDAY (Nov. 29, 2008)

The main purpose of this entry is to let people know that Zazen will happen as usual at the Hill St. Center in Santa Monica this Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008. Details are at the link over there on your left, just below the “picture of the gay vampire” (as one reader called it). OK? So […]

Yoga Poses to Help With Doing Zazen

Since I keep getting asked this question I’ve now added a permanent link to the drawing that Patrick of Yoga Garden in Yokohama drew up for me showing the various yoga poses he recommends for helping people get into full or half lotus posture. It’s right there next to this article and it will be […]

FICTION and LIBRARIES

I’ve started reading science fiction again lately. I used to read tons of the stuff, all through high school and well into my thirties. About ten years ago I kind of lost interest and haven’t read much of it since. But the other day I was in the Iliad used book store in North Hollywood […]

SATURDAY NOV. 22, 2008 WILL BE REGULAR ZAZEN AT HILL STREET CENTER, NOT ALL-DAY ZAZEN

Yep. That’s right. So y’all come sit. But we’ll be done at Noon. K? Details are in the links section to your left.