Henry Shukman: Great Freedom

This is the great freedom of our existence which Zen practice can open up — truly life beyond life, life in life, life in death. ~ Henry Shukman

Enjoy Zen Teacher Henry Shukman’s short reflection on Easter, Passover and Zen.

Buddhism: Applying Asian Practices in the West

Do not let yourself be diverted from your deepest intuitions by the charisma, intelligence or pressure of others. In the end, life itself is your greatest teacher.   ~ Stephen Batchelor

Seven Buddhist teachers from around the world answered questions about the challenges Buddhism faces as it moves into the West. This seventh and final post looks at how we work with Asian practices which often seem inaccessible to westerners.