The Wisdom Blog: Classic & Contemporary Buddhism

Zen

April 28, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week we end National Poetry Month with a poem from Everything Yearned For: Manhae’s Poems of Love and Longing. Manhae (1879-1944), or Han Yongun, was a Korean...

read more »

This week we end National Poetry Month with a poem from Everything Yearned...

read more »
April 21, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week's morsel comes from Where the World Does Not Follow. Gorgeous and unique, Where the World Does Not Follow captures an almost-hidden China....

read more »

This week's morsel comes from Where the World Does Not Follow. Gorgeous...

read more »
April 14, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week's morsel comes from Awesome Nightfall: The Life, Times, and Poetry of Saigyō. Awesome Nightfall captures the power of Saigyō’s poetry and this...

read more »

This week's morsel comes from Awesome Nightfall: The Life, Times, and Poetry...

read more »
April 7, 2014
by Maura Gaughan

In the spirit of National Poetry Month, this week’s mindful morsel comes from The Clouds Should Know Me by Now, edited by Red Pine and Mike O’Connor. The...

read more »

In the spirit of National Poetry Month, this week’s mindful morsel comes from...

read more »
March 24, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week’s morsel comes from Janet Jiryu Abels’ Making Zen Your Own. In this book, Abels traces the life stories of twelve Chinese Zen masters who, together,...

read more »

This week’s morsel comes from Janet Jiryu Abels’ Making Zen Your Own. In...

read more »
March 3, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

Barry Magid is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst practicing in New York City, and the founding teacher of the Ordinary Mind Zendo, also in New York. He is the author of...

read more »

Barry Magid is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst practicing in New York City, and...

read more »
March 3, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

March is Women’s History Month, and we thought there was no better book to kick off the week than Grace Schireson’s Zen Women. This landmark presentation at last...

read more »

March is Women’s History Month, and we thought there was no better book to kick...

read more »
February 24, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

Harold Ramis, the director of some of America’s modern comedy classics including Ghostbusters and Groundhog Day, has died today from...

read more »

Harold Ramis, the director of some of America’s modern comedy...

read more »

Pages