Monthly Archives: February 2011

Scrambled Blog

Leaving in an hour or so for a month’s journey in India.  Flying endlessly to Mumbai, via Frankfurt, next day transfer to Nagpur, where I will teach for a week at Nagaloka/Nagarjuna Training Institute–a school for young Dalit men and … Continue reading

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The Cloud of Knowing & Not Knowing: Sex, Power, and Sangha

23 February 2011 Life is like stepping onto a boat that is about to sail out to sea and sink. — Shunryu Suzuki Roshi   In late January at a gathering of students at Ameland, in the north of Holland, … Continue reading

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I Usually Ask for a High Floor–Tom Hurwitz, Witness in Egypt

This is an account of the battle in Cairo’s Tahrir Square, written by Tom Hurwitz.  Tom is an old friend and a respected documentary cinematographer for more than thirty years.   He vividly describes the night that pro-Mubarak forces threw firebombs … Continue reading

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A Blogging Hodge Podge

Leaving for India I leave for a month in India on 26 February. I will be teaching and visiting in Dalit Buddhist communities of Maharastra — on my own and as part of a “Think Sangha” study group comprising old … Continue reading

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Jarvis Masters: A Concise Summary of His Evidentiary Hearings, January 2011

Note: This post kind of overlaps with Day 10 of Justice in Long Halls.  But this is more of a summary of the hearing from the Masters team’s standpoint. Although the legal issues and testimony of these hearings are technically … Continue reading

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Assorted Matters

Just trying to get a few things on the page this morning.  They are not particularly connected. 1.  Reading &  Celebration for my recent book The Bodhisattva’s Embrace — Dispatches From Engaged Buddhism’s Front Lines at Diesel Books Sunday, February 13 … Continue reading

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