A.H. Almaas: Perception and Reality

Does perception in nondual or other kinds of spiritual realization reveal what reality actually is? Many teachings emphasize that enlightenment is seeing how things actually are. However, the vision of reality given by the various teachings vary in significant ways. ...

A.H. Almaas: Runaway Realization

Watch this Interview with A. Hameed Ali (A.H. Almaas) about his recent book Runaway Realization. “The teaching in this book is off the map. It is outside of all previous articulations of the Diamond Approach. We are in uncharted territory. This new view, which I call...

Zen for Troubled Times – Henry Shukman

Do not follow the ideas of others, but
learn to listen to the voice within yourself.
Your body and mind will become clear,
and you will realize the unity of all things
– Dogen 1200-1253

Zen was born in a time of Crisis. During the Chinese Tang dynasty between 600-900 AD the two great traditions of Buddhism and Taoism fused and became Zen.