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…
A fly lands on your nipple, and the universe is created.
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.
Dependent arising applies to nations too. Most of the dysfunctions in a society can be traced back to poverty.
Sutra Study: A Modern Take on the Assalayana Sutta
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