Geri Larkin

Geri Larkin is the guiding teacher at Still Point Zen Buddhist Temple in Detroit, Michigan, where she teaches a course called "Building a Business the Zen Way." She is also the author of Stumbling Toward Enlightenment and, most recently, Tap Dancing in Zen.

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Practicing with the Five Hindrances

The Five Hindrances are negative mental states that impede our practice and lead us toward unwholesome action. All of us have no doubt experienced how sensual desire, anger, sloth, restlessness, and doubt can overtake our minds—not to mention our meditation practice. These negative mind states have enormous potency, and it is difficult to pry ourselves […]

By Ajahn Amaro, Geri Larkin, Lama Palden Drolma, John Grady and Sharon Salzberg


The Diamond Cutter

The Diamond Cutter: The Buddha on Strategies for Managing Your Business and Your LifeGeshe Michael RoachDoubleday, 2000228 pp.; $21.95 (cloth)  Michael Roach is the first American to complete the twenty years of rigorous study and examinations it takes to earn the ancient degree of Geshe, or Master of Buddhist Learning, in the Tibetan tradition. He […]

By Geri Larkin
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