First, I got quoted by a Huffington Post writer about Kalachakra, a big feel-good “Buddhist” festival going on right now in Washington DC. Here’s the article: http://tinyurl.com/3texsfo. I just returned from spending four days at Starwood, a pagan festival held in the Wisteria campgrounds in Pomeroy, Ohio. They had wifi there, which surprised me. But […]
First off I have updated my book tour page again. Some of the specific locations for European gigs that have lacked them are now filled in, particularly in France. I have also added info about the annual Dogen Sangha Zen retreat in Shizuoka. Since my new book is coming out in September, the organizers have […]
1941-2007 Rest in Peace, Mom. Thank you.
There’s a guy who’s real smart. Buddhist guy. Knows every sutra. He takes up with a new teacher and the teacher asks him, “So what sutra do you lecture about? The smart guy goes, “The Heart Sutra.” Master goes, “How do you lecture on the heart sutra?” Smart guy says, “With my mind.” FOOTNOTE: In […]
I’m in Ohio now & trying to deal with my Saturday Zazen class in Santa Monica from a remote location is proving to be difficult. To those of you who may have looked at the schedule I put up yesterday — please look again, what I put up there was completely wrong! The correct schedule […]