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India 2011 — #3

8 March 2011 I am back at Nagaloka in Nagpur after three days in Mumbai, the start of our Think Sangha study tour.  Although I only left Nagaloka three days ago, it felt almost like a homecoming to return. Arriving … Continue reading

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India 2011 — #2

3 March Settling in a bit.  Very different experience this time.  Drawing energy from the Nagaloka students, which is good.  Doing a 2 ½ hour class each morning, then eating and talking with them.  Talking is sometimes hard, with limited … Continue reading

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India 2011—#1

I am here at Nagaloka in Nagpur.  The atmosphere is excellent—outside of town, pretty quiet, and relatively cool in the evening. The cadre of students is all new. None left that I met last year.  But they are very friendly … Continue reading

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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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Turning the Wheel at Zen Studies Society?

This afternoon, ushering in a new year, a new decade, and—I hope—a new turning of the dharma wheel in America, Shinge Roshi Sherry Chayat was installed as abbot of Dai Bosatsu Zendo in upstate New York. I celebrate her new … Continue reading

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Nowhere To Run Along Burma’s Border

Three days ago, more than two hundred Karen refugees sheltering at a temple on the Thai-Burma border were forcibly driven back across the border into Burma by units of the Thai Army.  Like thousands of refugees, they came to Thailand … Continue reading

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