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Gary Gach
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Gary Gach is the author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Buddhism (Nautilus Award) and editor of What Book!? Buddha Poems from Beat to Hiphop (American Book Award). His work has appeared in such magazines and anthologies as AsianArt.com, BuddhaDharma, Harvard Divinity Bulletin, Inquiring Mind, Language for a New Century, The New Yorker, Shambhala Sun, Technicians of the Sacred, Tricycle, Veterans of War Veterans of Peace, Whole Earth Review, and Yoga Journal.

Works by Gary Gach
Mia Love Is Running Scared
Gary Gach | December 09, 2017
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Elder Cook's Anti-Trump Smackdown
Gary Gach | September 30, 2017
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Trump’s Pharisaical Flag Fetishizing
Gary Gach | September 24, 2017
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Trump Disrespects the Flag More than Kaepernick
Gary Gach | September 24, 2017
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"When Keeping It Real Goes Wrong". . . at Church
Gary Gach | September 22, 2017
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Fahrenheit 2016
Gary Gach | September 15, 2017
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Trump Cabinet Meeting: Rameumpton Edition
Gary Gach | September 14, 2017
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Is Christianity a Violent Faith?
Gary Gach | September 10, 2017
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A Future Is Possible: Buddhism in the West
Gary Gach | July 01, 2015
As Buddhism evolves in the West, we might consider how invested in the past the East has......
Quietude: 'Tis a Gift to Be Silent
Gary Gach | February 16, 2015
There's a slow, steady progression across the eight chapters — from noise to......
A Deep Bow and a Smile: for Thich Nhat Hanh
Gary Gach | December 02, 2014
From Thich Nhat Hanh I have learned that for there to be peace in the world, there must......
We need to back up to view gender beyond hierarchies or dualism, and thus consider......
A Zen Monk's Letter to Adam Lanza
Gary Gach | December 29, 2012
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Updates to the Now
Gary Gach | April 12, 2011
Editor McLeod delineates Buddhism's uniqueness: nontheistic, concerned with mind rather......
Can Poetry Heal the Planet
Gary Gach | March 21, 2011
"As texts for spoken word, Stephen Levine's poems kindle higher consciousness. Aloud,......
The Morning Star
Gary Gach | December 23, 2010
At the moment of solstice, however it comes, with or without heavenly messenger, we hear......
As preface or afterword, random notes from the editor of the Future of Buddhism....
Awakening from Violence
Gary Gach | June 17, 2010
Teachings of Vietnamese Buddhist pacifist Thich Nhat Hanh can awaken us to the nature of......
What role does ritual play in contemporary Western Buddhism? Might such understanding......
Mindfulness can furnish a trustworthy perspective on growing up, and a good tool for......
A Science of Body/Heart/Mind as One
Gary Gach | May 20, 2010
Cognitive science, like Buddhism, is an art of awakening to What Is....
Various Paths, One Dharma
Gary Gach | May 13, 2010
Here's a primer on some basic schools of practice popular in the West. Whether you drink......
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