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The Smile

If humor is totally absent from this practice, then what’s any of this worth? —Question from a renegade Zen student Okay… who took my robe? —Question from the same Zen student some days later After engaging in a spiritual practice with some degree of diligence, it is easy to lose sight of the humor that [...]

Chapter 6 — Practice

When the Buddha is gone, look to the Dharma as your teacher. Make the practice your teacher. The Dharma and the Sangha will be your teacher. —The Buddha Do not shout thy prayer publicly, nor yet speak it low in secret, but seek between these a middle way. —The Koran I will now close my [...]