Monthly Archives: September 2014

Zen Peacemakers and the Homeless

If you haven’t read Zen Peacemakers, the blog about Bernie Glassman’s order based In NYC, the blog is very good.  This week they are focusing on homeless in the form of Richard Gere, who made a movie with Oren Moverman … Continue reading

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Lojong Practice 9: We Breathe

I am using Weeping Buddha and the lojong sayings and commentary from Training the Mind and Cultivating Loving-Kindness by Chogyam Trungpa as a study, together. I’ve been practicing tonglen for almost three decades, and it is my main practice. This … Continue reading

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Lojong Practice: 8 First Thought, Best Thought

I am using Weeping Buddha and the lojong sayings and commentary from Training the Mind and Cultivating Loving-Kindness by Chogyam Trungpa as a study, together. I’ve been practicing tonglen for almost three decades, and it is my main practice. This … Continue reading

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Lojong Practice: 7 Rest in Alaya

I am using Weeping Buddha and the lojong sayings and commentary from Training the Mind and Cultivating Loving-Kindness by Chogyam Trungpa as a study, together. I’ve been practicing tonglen for almost three decades, and it is my main practice. This … Continue reading

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Lojong Practice: 6 Nihilism and Intention

I am using Weeping Buddha and the lojong sayings and commentary from Training the Mind and Cultivating Loving-Kindness by Chogyam Trungpa as a study, together. I’ve been practicing tonglen for almost three decades, and it is my main practice. This … Continue reading

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