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July 2009 Archives

Pu’uhonua o Honaunau

posted by Jundo Cohen

I can’t post a video today … but I had the privilege of sitting a little Zazen this morning at Pu’uhonua o Honaunau, an old Hawaiian religious site and place of refuge, now a U.S. National Park … Puuhonua o […]

Ocean Alone

posted by Jundo Cohen

. Then only the sea remains … the sitter gone from view. THERE IS NO BELL TO START OR END TODAY’s SITTING … just the sea … (remember: recording ends soon after the beginning bells; a sitting time of 20 […]

Ocean

posted by Jundo Cohen

. I am on the ‘Big Island” of Hawaii. The ocean is found in all directions. Today, I swam around a little reef near shore, borrowing my son’s mask and snorkel. Fish were everywhere, yellow, bright red, blue and black. […]

Zazen in a Cheap Motel

posted by Jundo Cohen

.Zazen today in the motel where we are staying … ’cause my family and I are on vacation! I mean Buddhists are allowed to have fun too … and frolic on the beach sometimes. It’s not all about ‘suffering‘ you […]

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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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