Featured Articles and Journals: Suzuki Roshi

November 1, 2014
My most important insights about applying mindfulness to work are grounded in an experience I had as head of the kitchen during a sesshin at Tassajara Zen Mountain Center in 1971.
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October 24, 2013
For many of us, good posture during meditation practice is elusive. We may start our session with the best of intentions but by the end, we can’t wait for the meditation bell to rescue us from back pain. This post is meant to look at and address the...
Meditation Practice, Nutrition & Body Wellness     Comment (2)     Link
January 7, 2013
I love my free time like a dog loves a bone. I guard it jealously and always look back to see who might snatch some of it from me. I look forward to filling up my time with entertainment from video games to catching up on dharma reading. But...
Buddhism, Meditation Practice     Link
June 2, 2011
When I was in the fourth grade, I discovered my mother’s copy of All I Ever Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten, by Robert Fulghum, and read it cover to cover.  It was overly simplistic and unbearably cute, but even knowing that I remember...
Meditation Practice     Comment (11)     Link
February 20, 2011
It seems like the blog has been heavy with mostly-naked women this week. My Facebook news feed has had me doing double-takes -- is this post from IDP or shewired? (Shewired.com is my source of lesbian-oriented entertainment news. Check it out.)...
Arts and Media, Buddhism     Comment (9)     Link
by Lani
January 13, 2011
  Our purpose is just to keep this practice forever. This practice started from beginningless time, and it will continue into an endless future. Strictly speaking, for a human being there is no other practice than this practice. There is no...
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October 21, 2010
"The only way you can endure your pain is to let it be painful." "Though it may seem that rationality is stable and emotion is unstable, the reverse is the truth. Deep emotion is much more stable than is rationality." -...
Buddhism, Religion & Spirituality     Link
by ellen s
October 14, 2010
According to a recent post, winning is for losers. So what do I mean, "the dharma books are winning"? They are winning the battle for space in my apartment and on my bookshelves, that's certain. I gazed hopelessly at my piles of...
Buddhism     Comment (2)     Link

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