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

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...]