Brad Warner

Brad Warner is the author of The Other Side of Nothing and numerous other titles including Letters to a Dead Friend about Zen, Don’t Be a Jerk, and Hardcore Zen. A Soto Zen teacher, he is also a punk bassist, filmmaker, and popular blogger who leads workshops and retreats around the world. Visit him online at
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Teachings Meditation

The Demon World

Mythological understandings of meditation may seem irrelevant today, but they’re part of the tradition for a reason

By Brad Warner

psychedelics buddhism


It’s the Journey, Not the Trip

Psychedelics aren’t a shortcut for Buddhist practice, because practice involves every moment of life—especially the boring ones.

By Brad Warner

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