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January 22, 2015
by Kestrel Slocombe

Learn the story behind the classic Zen poem Ten Verses of Unfathomable Depth in these excerpts from our recent book ...

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Learn the story behind the classic Zen poem Ten Verses of Unfathomable Depth...

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January 10, 2015
by Terrance Keenan

This is an excerpt from Terrance Keenan’s new book Zen Encounters with Loneliness....

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This is an excerpt from Terrance Keenan’s new book ...

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November 26, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

Editor’s Note: This classic Zen poem provides the foundation for our new title Unfathomable Depths: Drawing Wisdom for Today...

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Editor’s Note: This classic Zen poem...

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November 12, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

We are thrilled to have a guest post from Jokei Molly Delight Whitehead, editor of The Zen Teaching of Homeless Kodo. Jokei Molly writes on the sometimes slow...

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We are thrilled to have a guest post from Jokei Molly Delight Whitehead, editor of...

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November 4, 2014
by Terrance Keenan
Chapter 2 The End of Perfection

The spiritual life is often described as being on a path. It implies direction, purpose, and an end. Even an endless path suggests to us an ...

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Chapter 2 The End of Perfection

The spiritual life is often described as being on a...

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July 17, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

In Inside the Grass Hut, a new book from Wisdom, you can enter the mind and practice of Zen, applying the insights of one of Zen's classic poems to your life—here and...

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In Inside the Grass Hut, a new book from Wisdom, you can enter the mind and...

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July 7, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week's morsel comes from The Stories of the Lotus Sutra by Gene Reeves. In this book, Reeves presents the most memorable and remarkable of the Lotus Sutra's many...

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This week's morsel comes from The Stories of the Lotus Sutra by Gene Reeves....

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June 26, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
Slow-Motion Satori - The Zen tradition’s “sudden enlightenment” may not... read more »

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