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  P'ang Yun (740-808) was a well known Chinese Zen Layman.
He was once selling bamboo baskets. Coming down off the a bridge, he stumbled and fell.
When Ling-chao saw this she ran to her father's side and threw herself down.
"... continue...

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ZEN AND BUDDHISM NEWS
Here are 4 sources of 24-hour news feeds of buddism and zen news around the world.
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1. Kay Larson, Author of Where the Heart Beats: John Cage, Zen Buddhism, and ... - WFDD

Kay Larson, Author of Where the Heart Beats: John Cage, Zen Buddhism, and ...
WFDD
She's written a fascinating book, 15-years in the making: Where the Heart Beats: John Cage, Zen Buddhism, and the Inner Life of Artists. Kay says that for John Cage, appreciating negative space, and silence was life-affirming, but to do so meant, as he ...



2. Influential Zen master Joshu Sasaki's legacy was tainted by scandal - The Globe and Mail

Influential Zen master Joshu Sasaki's legacy was tainted by scandal
The Globe and Mail
He was abbot of a temple in Nagano in 1962, when Rinzai officials in Kyoto, in response to a request from a group in the United States, dispatched him to teach Zen Buddhism in North America. Mr. Sasaki was among many monks who immigrated to the ...

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3. Zen, Motorcycles, And The Cult of Tech: How Robert Pirsig's Classic ... - Daily Beast

Daily Beast

Zen, Motorcycles, And The Cult of Tech: How Robert Pirsig's Classic ...
Daily Beast
Pirsig's idea—that by improving our machines, we improve ourselves—has become a mantra for today's Silicon youth. It is not surprising that Steve Jobs credited his devotion to Zen Buddhism for his passion for simplicity and perfection (Walter ...



4. Buddhist group finds a quiet place in Broome - Press & Sun-Bulletin

Buddhist group finds a quiet place in Broome
Press & Sun-Bulletin
During the Wednesday group, Goodman teaches about Tibetan Buddhism but those who practice other forms such as Zen Buddhism are welcome to attend. Members do not have to be practicing Buddhists. "We are open to anyone who thinks Buddhist ...

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5. A paradise in the Pines — Pine Wind Zen Center - South Jersey Local News

South Jersey Local News

A paradise in the Pines — Pine Wind Zen Center
South Jersey Local News
After all, it's a Zen center, a place designed for meditative practice. Still, the peacefulness of the place and the warmth and kindness of Roshi had such a calming effect; I nearly forgot I was there as a journalist doing a feature story. I longed to ...



6. Essence of Zen - ecns

ecns

Essence of Zen
ecns
Huangmei, a small county nestled in the stunning mountains of Hubei province, is a big magnet for followers of Zen Buddhism. Every year, hundreds of thousands of Buddhists from home and abroad flock to the county to seek out the root of their spiritual ...



7. Sunday Morning Reflections on “Mu” and the Resurrection at Ganshoin - Patheos (blog)

Patheos (blog)

Sunday Morning Reflections on “Mu” and the Resurrection at Ganshoin
Patheos (blog)
Hokusai Phoenix at Ganshoin As I prepare for church this morning, I think back to two recent trips to Ganshoin, a Zen Buddhist temple in Obuse in Nagano, Japan. Those sojourns inspired conversations with Buddhists and Christians alike. The temple is ...



8. NGV's Way of the Samurai highlights Japan's feudal past - The Australian

NGV's Way of the Samurai highlights Japan's feudal past
The Australian
This was also the time of the rise of Zen Buddhism. After a brief restoration of imperial power, there ensued the Muromachi period (1336-1573), which degenerated into a century of war between competing clans, aggravated by the adoption of firearms ...



9. China's Shaolin Temple plans to host its first kung fu fighting event - South China Morning Post (subscription)

China's Shaolin Temple plans to host its first kung fu fighting event
South China Morning Post (subscription)
This year, the festival will be held in London, where Shaolin students from 25 countries in Europe are taking part in the annual exam for Buddhist Zen, Chinese medicines and martial arts practices, the Dahe Daily said. The proposed kung fu convention ...

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