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More Zen in Norway

Bringing “The Great Dharani” to our retreat next week with the Haugesund Zen Senter, May 3-5, in Haugeland, Norway. It is great to see how a Zen group affiliated with

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The Heart Sutra,
in Greek

This is a recording we made last year (2018) in Thessaloniki. We were joined by a group of over 20 Koreans, so the depth and texture is, well, unique and nuanced in unexpected ways.

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Question: From the Buddhist perspective, the sacrifice of Jesus has permanent bodhisattva value? Hab jang Reply: No, the sacrifice of Jesus has zero permanent value. Everything is impermanent, including the

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Question: This is not a question. I don’t want to ask anything because You can’t answer via network on my questions. But You open my hart for Zen again. That’s

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A Zen Retreat

Many people wonder what it is like to sit a Zen retreat. And others question whether an urban Zen center can ever possibly convey the depth of mountain-temple experience in the middle of a thriving, throbbing city. Recently, the London-based artist Jayoon Choi came to Zen Center Regensburg to pursue her own intensive Zen study. After several retreats, she offered to capture the essence of the silent inwardly-seeking mind, using her skills as visual artist, trained at the Royal College of Art. This birthed several short filmic portrayals, one of which is “What Sees This?”

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HELLO

Welcome to my new blog. “Don’t make anything,” Dae Soen Sa Nim always used to say. So, why begin this blog? For many years, I have been advised to share

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