The Bus to Enlightenment

My Weekend at Zen Mountain Monastery

Photo Credit — simplytaty / Flickr / Where I sat for long periods of time

I had it bad. I was a hardcore little zazen fiend who never missed sesshin, began each day reciting the Heart Sutra and sitting for half an hour, and who was completely confounded by her one and only koan (hint: MU!).

When I read about the Introduction to Zen weekend at John Daido Loori Roshi’s Zen Mountain Monastery in upstate New…




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