Monthly Archives: January 2011

Darlene Cohen/Surei Kenpo — Gone Into the Mystery

Good friend, teacher, dharma sister Darlene Cohen/ Surei Kenpo/Great Spirit Manifesting Dharma, died at home in Guerneville, CA at 1:15 this morning. Her passing was graceful and painless, surrounded by family and those who love her.  Darlene’s husband Tony says … Continue reading

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Readings this Weekend from “The Bodhisattva’s Embrace”

I am beginning to do some local readings in support of my new book The Bodhisattva’s Embrace: Dispatches From Engaged Buddhism’s Front Lines.  Reviews are coming in and they are very positive.  Tyson Casey’s piece in “Turning Wheel” and two thoughtful … Continue reading

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Justice in the Long Halls: Jarvis Masters’ Hearing — Day 4

10 January 2011 The hearings continued today in the surreal surrounds of the Marin Civic Center. Jarvis Masters’ team called three witness. The first was co-counsel for defense at the original trial. His testimony was very brief, and, to me, … Continue reading

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Justice in the Long Halls: Jarvis Master’s Hearing — Day 3

6 January 2011 Another short day at the Masters’ hearing in Marin. It was an encouraging day of testimony, as Jarvis’s team continued to build a strong case. I was happy to be accompanied in court by my daughter Silvie. … Continue reading

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Justice in the Long Halls: Jarvis Masters’ Hearing — Day 2

5 January 2011 Today’s session ran from 10 to 12, then broke until tomorrow when further witnesses will be called. Jarvis looked alert and relaxed when we came in. He is still shackled, except for his left, writing hand.  Looks … Continue reading

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Justice in the Long Halls: Jarvis Masters’ Evidentiary Hearing — 1

4 January 2010 Today was the first day of open evidentiary hearings for Jarvis Masters, in response to his habeas corpus petition to the California State Supreme Court.  The hearing took began at 10am at the Marin County Courthouse at … Continue reading

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Owl said, “Then where does Right Realization come in?” Brown Bear said, “Right Views! Right Views!” Owl said, “What are Right Views?” Brown Bear said, “We’re in it together, and we don’t have much time.” — from Zen Master Raven: Sayings … Continue reading

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