More to the point it can be difficult to say how Zen and the art of anything really works out because Zen is beyond words.
Talking about Zen and dating is like talking about Zen and the sky.
Is sexism intrinsic to Buddhism, or did Buddhist institutions absorb sexism from Asian culture?
"Women, Ananda, having gone forth are able to realize the fruit of stream-attainment or the fruit of once-returning or the fruit of non-returning or arahantship," he said. Some historians argue that this story was an invention written into scriptures later, by an unknown editor.
Hi there, everybody: My dear friend Whitney was in town the other week, and one of the things we talked quite a bit about was how Buddhism has helped her feel more at peace with life. But no, seriously, let's talk, and I'll try to be helpful.
(She wrote a fantastic essay for this month's Marie Claire about how she converted after being a life-long atheist.)One of the key things Buddhists try to keep in mind: When someone does something that makes you feel bad, it's rarely the case that his goal was to hurt you. Isn't it funny, though, that people can give advice they themselves can't really put into action but which nevertheless helps those who listen to it? Anyway, I got Brad on the horn, and here's how our conversation went: HOW TO DEAL IF SOMEONE BLOWS YOU OFF AT A PARTY ...
I wanted to know how I could be equanimous when what I really wanted to do was jump some bones or engage in an argument.
I found myself approaching Zen and dating in a very non-Zen way. ” In the practice of Zen meditation, the brain moves toward a state of being very quiet.