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Dear Ones, Be Aware of What you Read. Be Aware of What you Write. Don’t become a Clone.

We easily hear and read and without any reflection jump to conclusions. As humans, our tendency to grasp onto myriads views and opinions converts into a personal claim to ‘truth.’ Continue reading 



17 Koans. A Monk to the Zen Master. Introduction. Examples and Replies. Brief Comment on each Koan

In the Buddhist tradition, Zen employs koans to rattle the cage of the mind in meditation. Koans come in the form of a question, story, dialogue or an event in history. Koans developed in the 13th century in Chinese monasteries, then Japan and Korea. Continue reading 



A Question on Practice/Liberation in Dharma teachings

This is an edited/adapted question and response at the end of my commentary on Zoom with the Sangha on the Discourse on the Greater Cessation of Craving/Desire given by the Buddha (Middle Length Discourses. 38). Continue reading 



A Buddhist Perspective. On Emptiness, Mindfulness, Views, Experiences, Conditions for Suffering, Truth, Behaviour, War etc.

In September 2017, Lila Kimhi, a senior Dharma teacher in Israel, and I met for an in-depth Dharma exploration on a range of topics. We recorded the exchange consisting of Lila asking me a range of questions addressing issues that practitioners often bring up. Several of her questions or concerns were on behalf of meditators. She is a friend for more than two decades. Continue reading 




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