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Koshin Paley Ellison
Koshin Paley Ellison is a Soto Zen Teacher, Co-Guiding Teacher of the New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care, and author of Wholehearted: Slow Down, Help Out, Wake Up.
A brief teaching from a Soto Zen teacher
A Practice for Going Beyond Our Own Stories
Before we can be free, we often need to be able to imagine ourselves free.
Personal Reflections Eightfold Path
Cultivating Healthy Embarrassment
In a recent episode of Tricycle Talks, Zen teacher Koshin Paley Ellison lays out the distinction between toxic shame and healthy embarrassment.
Chanting in the Time of COVID-19
Rinzai monk Kanho Yakushiji—who once went viral with his rendition of the Heart Sutra—has no problem combining music and monastic life.
The Spectrum of Grief
Zen teacher Koshin Paley Ellison shares advice on how to mourn and find peace in our new normal.
Personal Reflections Meditation Month 2020
No Longer Alone
A Zen teacher discusses the fear of community, and provides instructions in zazen.
Practicing in a Pandemic
Six new teachings on how to find compassion and equanimity in a time of great uncertainty.
TeachingsMagazine | Dharma Talk, Teachings
Being Content with What We Have
The next thing you buy won’t make you happy, but a different attitude may.
Don’t They Know?
Poet Mark Doty reflects on loss, grief, and attention
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