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Allowing

These blogs are usually prepared from a teisho.  This one is different, it is an extract from Albert’s comments in Genjokoan by Zen Master Dogen. A friend had been taken by the previous blog on allowing.   Her husband recently came … Continue reading

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On Getting Old

It has been a very heavy winter, and we could all do with something to smile about. I found something that made me smile and thought I would share it with you. The lighter side of Albert. This article was … Continue reading

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The mindless-mindful state

Normally these blogs are based on a teisho, but when I was on my way to looking at the teishos on the website I noticed the blurb about Zen Gong – the magazine that was published in the earlier days … Continue reading

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Humiliation and Humility

Hubert Benoit’s books were our first introduction to Zen. A small group of friends used to meet of an evening and read his texts and discuss what he said. This was in Johannesburg; we had just left Scientology, disappointed that … Continue reading

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