A fly lands on your nipple, and the universe is created.
Announcement: The Morning Sky Zen Sangha has received two new members, JingShen (John Pendall) and JingDa (Duane Toops). ? Upasaka Jing Shen (John Pendall) Upasaka Jing Da (Duane Toops) The Morning Sky Zen Sangha is happy to announce the acceptance of JingShen and JingDa. Mirror of Spirit and Mirror of Attainment They have received Refuge…
I can sometimes come off serious in these posts, but I promise you I’m totally not. I dig Buddhism, and I practice diligently, but I don’t take it seriously because that’d be like anti-Buddhism. It’s hard to see in the dry, repetitive Suttas and the ultra-analytical and psychedelic Sutras, but Buddhadharma comes packaged with a […]
We don’t own our actions, we arise from them.
On how the breath encompasses all Buddhist teachings.
Using the three watches of the night as a metaphor for meditation and Awakening.
On increasing focus and determination when you meditate.
Newest piece I wrote for The Tattooed Buddha on 1) the benefits of inactivity, and 2) how harmful it is to fill every empty moment of our lives with something. Growing Strong by Doing Nothing: Enduring Silence & Solitude
Why do we ask why?
On Calm Abiding Meditation
On using mindfulness to find oneself and overcome suffering.