Spiritual Simplicity

Rev. Master Daizui comments on his sadness at the events of 9/11 in the USA and goes on to say: “And yet within this sadness, this self-questioning and introspection, there are some positive things which many people have pointed to: … Continue reading

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Retiring from Work

This article takes a look at the ideas of the unskilful actions stemming from the poisons of greed, hate and delusion in relation to the process of retiring. PDF to download:Retiring From Work by_Jan_Reed … Continue reading

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Putting Dogen on the Map

Great Master Dōgen is a key figure in the Serene Reflection Meditation tradition because he is the monk who brought the tradition from China to Japan in 1227. This article has a detailed biography related to the political situation of … Continue reading

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Practice and the Media

Mia talks about how she grew up with various form of social networking, and then goes onto describe how she uses various forms of media as part of Buddhist practice “….As Buddhists we will already have given a lot of … Continue reading

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Inspirations and Fabrications

In this article Fer distinguishes between ‘Fabrication’ which relies only on cognitive thought and ‘Inspiration’ which is more intuitive and connects us with your inner and outer world. PDF to download: Inspirations and Fabrications   … Continue reading

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My Home Altar

In response to one of the suggested topics from our survey, we asked the lay ministers and others for some thoughts on the use of home altars in their practice. We were delighted with the responses which show some quite … Continue reading

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What About Karma?

From the Introduction: This article is Rev. Master Daizui at his best, exemplifying many of the views and qualities that made him such a deeply valued member of our Order. Using his considerable analytical skills, “What About Karma?” goes into … Continue reading

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