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Gesshin Greenwood
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Twenty-eight years old. Five foot eight inches. No hair.
Twenty-eight years old. Five foot eight inches. No hair.

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So you want to practice in Japan? Part one million
Many people email and message me asking about practicing in
Japan. So many people contact me on a weekly basis about this that I have
written the following form letter. The short answer is I do not recommend practicing in Japan.
The longer answer is that pe...
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Because of Emptiness, Midterms are Possible
Today as I was walking to the paint store through my Los Angeles neighborhood, I saw a car with a sticker on the window that read: "With God, all things are possible." I am not a Christian and I am not a theist, but those words made sense to me. "With God, ...
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Inclusion
There is a lot of talk these days about "inclusion." How can Buddhism include people of color? How can Buddhism include queer and working class people? I agree with the spirit of this but question the phrasing. A while ago I read an article on the blog call...
Inclusion
Inclusion
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Book Reviews
There are two excellent reviews of my new book online. James Ford reviews it on his blog, here: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/monkeymind/2018/04/bow-first-ask-questions-later-a-review-of-a-new-book-on-zen-training-the-zen-life.html And Lion's Roar has review...
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Book Reviews
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Evil (?) Women
It's always easier to blame a woman. File this under: Eve, Pandora, Helen of Troy, and, of course, Hillary Clinton. While Hillary was running for president a number of articles and studies like this one circulated about how powerful women are viewed as less...
Evil (?) Women
Evil (?) Women
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On Women's Anger
Monks in India performing a "lama dance" This week I have been very angry. In my last post I called several men "shit," and I said that the lineage was "shit." I said this because I have watched so many Buddhist men abuse women, and in particular, last week...
On Women's Anger
On Women's Anger
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Burn It All Down
I have a mysterious illness that strikes every few months. One day I will be fine and the next I will be too tired to get out of bed. I will lie in bed in the dark crying from how exhausted I feel until I finally, hours later, I have the energy to get up. I...
Burn It All Down
Burn It All Down
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5 Ways to Win the Internet
The internet is a scary place these days. Actually, it's always been a scary place. Remember when your kids getting abducted by a pedophile they met in a chatroom was the most pressing danger of the internet? Now your kids are the ones programing the chatro...
5 Ways to Win the Internet
5 Ways to Win the Internet
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5 Ways to Win the Internet
The internet is a scary place these days. Actually, it's always been a scary place. Remember when your kids getting abducted by a pedophile they met in a chatroom was the most pressing danger of the internet? Now your kids are the ones programing the chatro...
5 Ways to Win the Internet
5 Ways to Win the Internet
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5 Ways to Win the Internet
The internet is a scary place these days. Actually, it's always been a scary place. Remember when your kids getting abducted by a pedophile they met in a chatroom was the most pressing danger of the internet? Now your kids are the ones programing the chatro...
5 Ways to Win the Internet
5 Ways to Win the Internet
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