Monthly Archives: November 2012

Buddhism and Sex: The Bigger Picture | Sweeping Zen

Buddhism and Sex: The Bigger Picture | Sweeping Zen.   And this pretty much nails it! Thanks, Stephen, Gassho! Advertisements

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Repost: No Sex Scandals in the East? | No Zen in the West

Repost: No Sex Scandals in the East? | No Zen in the West.

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A Zen Woman’s Personal Perspective on Sexual Groping, Sexual Harassment, and Other Abuses in Zen Centers | Sweeping Zen

A Zen Woman’s Personal Perspective on Sexual Groping, Sexual Harassment, and Other Abuses in Zen Centers | Sweeping Zen. Very clear words from a very clear teacher.

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Book tip:THE COLLAPSE OF CHAOS

This is one of the most important books I ever read in my life (actually, that goes for all books of these two guys). It starts along the lines of “One apple and one apple is two apples”, but don’t … Continue reading

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Buddhist ‘People Of Color Sanghas,’ Diversity Efforts Address Conflicts About Race Among Meditators

Buddhist ‘People Of Color Sanghas,’ Diversity Efforts Address Conflicts About Race Among Meditators. Ypu! Never seen  a Maori amongst us either.

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Everybody Knows – Kyozan Joshu Sasaki Roshi and Rinzai-ji | Sweeping Zen

Everybody Knows – Kyozan Joshu Sasaki Roshi and Rinzai-ji | Sweeping Zen.   Sigh……. Testosterone drives you up, testosterone pulls you down. Can we find a way to deal with this? Drop the pretense maybe? If a teacher needs lotsof … Continue reading

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Late Stravinsky Listening to Late Beethoven by Stephen Spender | The New York Review of Books

Late Stravinsky Listening to Late Beethoven by Stephen Spender | The New York Review of Books.

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