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Sunday, October 26, 2008

Buddha's Path in San Francisco

A BLOCK off Grant Avenue in San Francisco’s Chinatown — beyond the well-worn path tourists take past souvenir shops, restaurants and a dive saloon called the Buddha Bar — begins a historical tour of a more spiritual nature.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Broken Koans and other Zen debris

If you know your Koans, these will give you a good laugh:

"Not Dualistic
Three Zen students came out of a Dharma talk.
'What did you think of Roshi s talk today ' one of them asked. 'When he talked about true and false practice I thought that was kind of dualistic wasn t it '
'Ah ' said the second 'but your even saying that is dualistic itself don t you see '
'Look who s talking ' said the third. 'I m glad I m not dualistic like you guys '"

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