Gotta be careful. Gotta be careful. Gotta be careful. Just practice, every day — no matter what, no matter where, no matter why.
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Back in my early days in the temple in Korea, a senior European monk used to derisively call me “Zorba the Monk”. I had no idea what he meant by
Above all, don’t wish to become a future Buddha;Your only concern should be,As thought follows thought,To avoid clinging to any of them.~ Dogen Zenji
(That’s definitely me sometimes, too!)
Dr. Robert Sapolsky is one of my favorite scientists. He is one of my favorite go-to human beings. Full stop. He is legendary for his pioneering fieldwork with troops of
“Thomas Merton OCSO (January 31, 1915 – December 10, 1968) was an American Trappist monk, writer, theologian, mystic, poet, social activist, and scholar of comparative religion. On May 26, 1949, he was ordained to the priesthood