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Zen Hop

Zen is a school of Mahayana Buddhism that developed in China during the 6th century as Chán. From China, Zen spread south to Vietnam, northeast to Korea and east to Japan.

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Contempt, and


I recently gave a Dhamma talk at a friends Sangha where I was asked the same question I am usually asked when I teach at Christian and secular events.

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This is something I truly believe in. I won’t be a hypocrite and say “I only think positive thoughts about people” – because I think we… 181 more words

Life's Blood

Thinking is like a two-edged blade
It can be a very useful tool
But once we have picked it up
We must acknowledge that sooner or later it will cut us… 48 more words



The Question “Are you a Master?” is often asked,

but it is a tricky one to answer.

In that way it is similar to the question “Are you Enlightened?” 15 more words


I know you are looking for answers.

Of them, I have many, but chief among them is this:

If you are looking for facts, I can give them. 48 more words

Mindfulness- what is it full of?

A challenge that continually reappears for my clients and, at times, for myself, is being present in and accepting of the current moment. This includes becoming mindful (yes, the winner of the latest contest in pop psychology) and taking on a nonjudgmental stance. 695 more words