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I wrote a thing about online Zen retreats during Covid, on the front page of the inaugural issue of mental health magazine The Breakdown. Hope you enjoy it, feel free to read and share. https://the-breakdown.co.uk/how-online-zen-retreats-are-helping-me-get-through-lockdown/ https://twitter.com/TBreakdownMag/status/1334455093689724929?s=20.
I’m happy to report that my TEDx talk on love has now reached more than 2,000 views! (Update in 2020: 400K+.) Click here if you prefer to read a transcript. If you’re up for an easy challenge, play spot-the-resemblance in this talk … Continue reading.
“Hi, I was thinking about a long term stay in a monastery, but I have absolutely no idea which ones are most suitable for me. I know that there are several kinds of ways in which the Monks live and guide … Continue reading.
I had great fun making this TEDx talk, I hope you’ll enjoy it. Transcript: “My parents met against all the odds. My father was born in Sweden, my mother in the Philippines. They lived 6,000 miles apart. They were born … Continue reading.
Yesterday I was asked by a young Buddhist, “what advice would you give to your 20-year-old self, when you were just starting on the path?” I answered, Zen doesn’t mean that nothing matters. Money matters, work matters, every little interaction … Continue reading.
Hi, I’m an 18-year-old recent high school graduate from France. I remember your article about staying in a Zen temple for a year. I am looking to do something similar. Could you tell me how you set that up, what … Continue reading.