Category Archives: enlightenment

Mythology…or no Mythology

On the 4th, The Zennist wrote about his frustration with the de-mythologizing of Buddhism in the post-spiritual Western world. I see this situation somewhat differently. In a congregation of cradle-Buddhist Chinese Americans, there’s no need to re-mythologize, because they’ve been … Continue reading

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From My Links

This is something that might interest you from the Jed McKenna Weblog. Thoughts on  enlightenment by many voices. [See letranger101, Jan.3 2014] I’d like to add something from one of Adyashanti’s satsangs. He makes the point that enlightenment (a word … Continue reading

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Discernment in Finding Teachers

One of the problems we Westerners often have is an attachment to or distress with the “exoticism” of Zen Buddhism. We get swept up into the Chinese or Japanese culture, and often there is something of a language barrier as … Continue reading

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