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Fire Monks: A Q&A with Colleen Morton Busch

Colleen Morton Busch is the author of Fire Monks: Zen Mind Meets Wildfire at the Gates of Tassajara. She has practiced in the Soto Zen tradition for many years and currently serves on the board at the Berkeley Zen Center. Fire Monks is featured in the current issue’s “Books in Brief.” We were recently able […]

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Is there hope for Hope Cottage?

Buddhism in the West is often derided as a hobby for rich people, just another self-indulgent thing to do, like therapy, yoga, shopping organic, and wine-tasting. For example, did you know that it costs $250 to rent San Francisco Zen Center’s remote Hope Cottage for just one weekend? For that price, the cottage operates at […]

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China and the IOC

There is some daylight between China and the IOC. How to Cook Your Life was great. Ed Brown seems like someone who could be difficult at times in the kitchen, but who isn’t? And the part with the battered teapots in the end was excellent. UPDATE: “teacups” changed to teapots. The Manitoba Buddhist Temple‘s excellent […]

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