Perniciousness of False Views in Zen and Cosmology

In recent decades our knowledge of the cosmos as well as our knowledge of Zen has greatly improved – and greatly altered – our understanding of both. New discoveries, advances in technology and methodology, and more extensive research have revealed much in both realms that was formerly unsuspected. As a result, whole new avenues of Read More …

The Sole Ancestor

Each being sees ‘it’ in accordance with their unique integral character, thus fashions a realm of the self-same homeland that is novel from the realm of any other. As the various great mythologies are various dialects of the expression of the one mind or universal Buddha, the various sentient beings are various members of ‘one Read More …

Seeing ‘it’

Scientific institutions are consensual, thus conservative; their tenets are relinquished only through a long, gradual, painstaking process. Zen is individual and fluid; truths are cast-off in the very process through which they are realized. Zen’s relation to science is ‘adaption’ rather than ‘adoption.’ Similarly, Zen assimilates and utilizes religion, philosophy, medicine, law, and any other Read More …