HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

OK. My sister and her kids are due here any minute. So this will very likely be my last post for a while. So far, so good on the first 20 hrs. or so of having the comments section back. I was intrigued by one of the first ones to appear. An anonymous commenter said:Brad, […]

SCREEN TIME, MY MAD CHAMBER OF HORRORS and OTHER DELIGHTS

OK. I’ve turned commenting back on. For now… I’ve been enjoying Gniz’s recent lambasting of Genpo Roshi and Big Mind® over on the Reblogging Brad Warner blog. It’s good to see this stuff getting a public airing. But I’ve never felt the need to dig as deeply as Gniz has. The fact that Big Mind® […]

My Home Town and Bullshit Sexism in Buddhism

I’m thinking about reinstating the comments section. But I’m gonna need to consult with Aaron now that he’s involved. Anyway, I’ve occasionally seen debates crop up over whether or not Brad Warner is really “street” or, in fact, secretly did not grow up in the alleys of the inner city, but (~gasp!~) in a quiet […]

BC Report & c.

I did my first talk in Victoria, BC last night. It was very nice. There’s a photo of the event to your left. It was Rinzai style Zen in the tradition of Joshu Sasaki Roshi. A couple days before that I gave a talk at another temple in the Sasaki tradition, Vancouver Zen Centre (they […]

Dharma Wars and Appolgies to Canada

First off, someone pointed out that Vancouver is in Southwest Canada, not Northwest Canada. True. I was mixing two ideas, one of which was that I’d been trying for ages to set up a Northwest Tour. This would’ve included Seattle, Portland, Victoria and Vancouver. But only the folks in Victoria, BC, Canada ponied up for […]