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Buddhists Go To The White House

Buddhists Go to the White House Hozan Alan Senauke—16 May 2015 The streets of Washington DC were lined with blossoms and greenery, the prospect of promise. One hundred thirty Buddhist teachers, monks, nuns, laymen and laywomen, academics, and organizers met … Continue reading

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RIGHT ANGER AND THE PATH TO THE END OF CASTE by Hozan Alan Senauke

And this, monks, is the noble truth of the way of practice leading to the cessation of dukkha: precisely this Noble Eightfold Path: right view, right resolve, right speech, right action, right livelihood, right effort, right mindfulness, right concentration.   … Continue reading

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The Fire This Time: Religious Violence in Burma

Hatred is never appeased by hatred in this world; by non-hatred only is hatred appeased.  This is an unending truth. — Dhammapada, 5   On February 27, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) was ordered to close all its long-established clinics in … Continue reading

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CLEAR VIEW PROJECT, ETC. — SPRING UPDATE

SPRING UPDATE Spring has arrived in Berkeley, and I suppose, in various other parts of the world. All is growing here.   The wisteria surrounding our front windows and door has already blossomed and turned. BURMA The flowering of civil society … Continue reading

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Fall/Winter 11-12 Clear View Fundraising

NOTE:  Since this letter was written, Jill Jameson and I have decided to return to Burma in February 2012 to offer training for activists and monks at their request.  We are drafting a proposal to several funding agencies, but your … Continue reading

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Jarvis Masters — Re-thinking His Evidentiary Hearing

 My thoughts here have been taking shape since the dark day that findings from  Jarvis’s evidentiary hearing were announced.  He and I have discussed the court process and outcome extensively,  and he encouraged me to write this. —  A.S.,  20 … Continue reading

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Remembering Maylie Scott/Kushin Seisho: 3.29.35 to 5.10.01

Maylie Scott — Kushin Seisho/Vast Mind Clear Shining — passed away ten years ago on May 10, 2001 at the age of 68.  At Rin Shinji (Forest Heart Temple), the Zen center she had created and led for too brief … Continue reading

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Hazel Dickens, Phoebe Snow — In Memory

Hazel Dickens A great and rare soul of country music, Hazel Dickens, died at the age of 75 on April 22 in Washington D.C., from complications of leukemia.  I heard the news on the radio as I was driving and … Continue reading

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India 2011 — #5 — Deer Park Institute/Bir to Delhi

#5 — 3.21.11 — Deer Park Institute/Bir to Delhi Back in Delhi for an unscheduled day at a comfortable guesthouse, Lutyens Bungalows, before flying home tomorrow. We arrived at Old Delhi station at 5:30 this morning after rocking and rocketing … Continue reading

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India 2011 — #4 — To the North

  We left Nagaloka at 6 this morning, for the Nagpur airport and an early flight to Delhi.  Tonight, an overnight train to Panthankot and passage to Dharamsala and Deer Park monastery in Bir. Nagpur’s morning streets were blessedly free … Continue reading

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