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No disrespect intended towards the topic, but the first thing into my head after reading it was the old silly:
I love myself
I think I'm grand.
I go to the movies
And hold my hand.
I put my ar… (View Post)
@alex -- I do hope you will note the responses here that seek to avoid this particular mistake or that one in Zen practice. Looking back over a number of years, I find that the mistakes I made were s… (View Post)
Tangentially, it occurred to me the other day ...
That most if not all of the founders of one spiritual lineage or another were relatively wealthy and/or well educated by background. Wealth (even as… (View Post)
@jewel -- Welcome. Hope you find something useful here.
Sometimes I think of monasticism as one of the corner-office versions of Zen practice ... everyone thinks that becoming a monk would be a ma… (View Post)