Zen Story: The Last Will and Testament

Ikkyu, a famous Zen teacher of the Ashikaga era, was the son of the emperor. When he was very young, his mother left the palace and went to study Zen in a temple. In this way Prince Ikkyu also became a student. When this mother passed on, she left him a letter.  Here is the [Read More...]

Zen Story: The Gift of Insults and Weight Loss

Most of the focus on our society is on weight loss, body, image, and money.  Sure the focus on health is wonderful. It allows one to release stresses of all kinds, and shape up.  The original meaning of health was in reference to the mind not the body.  So to keep up with our holiday [Read More...]


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