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Fall 2016
Surrender, by Hedy Klineman, 2000. Acrylic, silk screen on canvas, 36 x 72 in.

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Where in the World Is . . . the Buddha?

Buddhism has reached the far corners of the globe. Here are just a few unexpected places that are playing host to thriving sanghas in 2016.   Anchorage Zen Community Location: Anchorage, Alaska Date of Founding: 1986  Lineage: Soto Zen  Head Teacher: Rev. Genmyo Zeedyk   Casa Zen de Costa Rica Location: Santo Domingo de […]

By Matt Gesicki


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Revisiting Ritual

Modern Buddhists often resist embracing ritual practice. But by working with our resistance, we can open ourselves to ritual’s liberatory potential.

By Anne C. Klein
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Books in Brief

  In the tradition of Mary Oliver and David Whyte, Dick Allen’s Zen Master Poems (Wisdom Publications, August 2016, $14.00, 152 pp., paper) offers spiritual insights in lucid, seemingly effortless verse. Most poems in the collection are a page in length with short, four- or five-word lines, allowing each poem in the collection to function […]

By Matt Gesicki
tree silhouette against sky for parting words by Wumen Huikai

Parting Words

The Best Season

  Ten thousand flowers in spring, the moon in autumn, a cool breeze in summer, snow in winter. If your mind isn’t clouded by unnecessary things, this is the best season of your life.   ♦  Translated by Robert Aitken Roshi, © the estate of Robert Aitken Roshi. All rights reserved. 

By Wumen Huikai