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Three Zen Stories for Peace of Heart

Zen stories and koans have a reputation for being difficult to understand. While this is certainly true of some, there are others more transparent that seem to impart their primary lesson much more readily. Here are three such stories, each … Continue reading

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The Short Cut of Sudden Enlightenment

A white pelican sails south across the darkening sky, heading deeper into the high desert marshlands. We follow in the hope it’s leading us to a flock we can photograph before the afternoon rain sets in. The first warning drops … Continue reading

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The Tao of Enlightenment

Within the mind there is yet another mind. ~Nei-yeh, trans. Harold D. Roth The concept of the Tao (the Way) has profoundly impacted world culture, most notably through the many translations of the Tao Te Ching and the Chuang Tzu. … Continue reading

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