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June 2009 Archives

Whattsa Who’sa Bodhisattva? – The Virtue of Meditation

posted by Jundo Cohen

On Today’s “Top Ten” Countdown of the  “Pure Virtues of the Bodhisattva” … … we come to No. 5 …  Meditation .. Dhyana … (not to be confused with the 50’s song ‘Diana’ …  Hold me, darling, ho-ho hold me […]

Zazen in the MRI Machine

posted by Jundo Cohen

I had my annual physical today, the way they do it in Japan. (Wow, I hope my fellow Americans soon get a national health insurance system like they have here in Japan … let’s just say that there is not […]

Join our Weekly ‘SATURDAY LIVE FROM TREELEAF’ Real-Time Zen Meditation

posted by Jundo Cohen

Please join our weekly “Live from Treeleaf” Zazenkai meditation … However, for technical reasons, today’s sitting has been pre-recorded. We start with 3 floor prostrations (or deep Gassho), then chant the Heart Sutra in ENGLISH (see below), then sit about […]

A Wordless Smile (and Celestial Beings too)

posted by Jundo Cohen

(BENDOWA XXXVI) Master Dogen upheld Zazen … not only as one Buddhist Practice among many Buddhist practices … but as … THE Buddhist Practice. I think Dogen can make a good case for his assertion being right. Zazen is what […]

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Joyful Mind, Motherly Mind, Great Mind ( ... and thank you to Beliefnet)
( Dogen's Instructions for the Cook - XXXIII)As we close this year 2009 ... all is truly but a constant beginning, ever new ...And as we conclude our reading of the Tenzo Kyokun, there remains ongoing life and practice ...In these final passages, Master Dogen reminds us to be joyful, to take care of

posted 3:12:37am Dec. 31, 2009 | read full post »

Between Heaven and Hell
(And, in case you have not heard ... after a lovely year here at Beliefnet.com, our daily "Sit-a-long with Jundo" Zazen netcasts will be moving home on January 1st to SHAMBHALA SUNSPACE, the webpage of the Shambhala Sun and Buddhadharma magazines, where we will be a daily featured Buddhist blog ...

posted 3:45:48am Dec. 30, 2009 | read full post »

Life Is Our Temple
( Dogen's Instructions for the Cook - XXXI)Right here, right now ... this is the time and place of realization  ... awakening and making it real ...___________________________When I observedaccomplished people in the past who held the position of cook, their personalqualities were naturally in

posted 7:54:33am Dec. 29, 2009 | read full post »

'Mondays with TAIGU' - A New Year ... No Expectations ...
A new year ... no expectations ...(After a lovely year here at Beliefnet.com, our daily "Sit-a-long with Jundo" Zazen netcasts will be moving home on January 1st to SHAMBHALA SUNSPACE, the webpage of the Shambhala Sun and Buddhadharma magazines, where we will be a daily featured Buddhist blog ... si

posted 2:38:50am Dec. 28, 2009 | read full post »


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