A LITTLE GODZILLA INSIDE US ALL (Zen of Godzilla Series)

A LITTLE GODZILLA INSIDE US ALL (Zen of Godzilla Series)

Here is another chapter of my never-finished book The Zen of Godzilla. When I write a book about Zen, I don’t write the chapters in order. Instead, I write a bunch of essays based on the theme of the book. Then later on, I try to figure out what order to put them in. In […]

THE GODZILLA KOAN (Zen of Godzilla series)

THE GODZILLA KOAN (Zen of Godzilla series)

NOTE: This was going to be the first chapter of the book The Zen of Godzilla (see my previous blog for an explanation of what this never-completed book was proposed to be) . I wrote this in 2012, before the first Legendary Films Godzilla movie was released in 2014. I think the Legendary Godzilla series […]

The Zen of Godzilla (proposal)

The Zen of Godzilla (proposal)

I’m sorry I haven’t written much for this blog lately. I’ve been devoting lots of time to my YouTube channel (youtube.com/hardcorezen). But I’ve thought I would share some of my unpublished material with you nice folks. First up is material from a book I proposed to New World Library in 2011 but never finished. Below […]

Enlightenment is Knowing That No One Does Anything

The following is an excerpt from the book The Seeking by Ramesh Balsekar. I found it very useful, so I offer it to you: My point is, how do you know what you are looking for is real? Real in phenomenal life. How do you know it is not an illusion?  And the answer to […]

Choosing the Most Level Place

Lots of times when I write a book, I end up writing stuff that’s good but doesn’t fit with the rest of the book. The following section was cut out of my forthcoming book Stop Hitting Yourself: And Other Lessons I Learned from the Zen Ethics of Time, Space, and Being. A lot of people […]