Dogen Zenji is, perhaps, the most important figure in Zen in the history of Japan. I am working on a translation of Dogen's seminal text Genjo Koan. It is about enlightenment. It is written to a layperson. Later on Dogen writes other things that strongly suggest that it is virtually impossible for a lay person to be enlightened. Did Dogen change his mind? If so, why?
Dogen is known for being a dedicated advocate of zazen. It has the highest value in…Continue
There is a nice little report here worth reflecting on
Charlene interviewed me for her network. You can listen to the interview here.
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Apparently, the USA dropped 23,144 bombs in Middle Eastern countries in 2015 - not an exceptional number, even - what is the karma of this?
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