July, 2011

Zen and poetry

Zen and poetry

07.22.2011  |  Comments Off on Zen and poetry

Art and religion have always been close companions. My own Zen lineage comes through Japan where Zen and art seem nearly inseparable. I’m personally interested in the relationship between art and religion because ... Continue Reading »

The Zen of choosing brownies

The Zen of choosing brownies

07.10.2011  |  1 Comment ››

Some classical Zen literature looks at first blush like highly idealized, unrealistic, or even preposterous teaching for life in a complex world. One example is “Faith in Mind,” a long poem attributed to ... Continue Reading »