The Future of Zen Practice in One Word: Celebrating Successes and Embracing Technology

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Most Zen practitioners today do what I call "home-based practice" rather than monastic or center-based practice. This is one of the big differences between the past and the contemporary world that Zen training must address to be relevant and powerful. A couple thoughts about this today thanks to a gHangout meeting with Steve. First, I've found it helpful to think about home-based practice more like hermit practice than monastic practice. Here's one important difference - in monastic … [Read more...]