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Monthly Buddhism Issue 2 (June 2009)

Issue #2, June 2009, 46 Pages, $4.95

You And Your Property … 3
Can Karma Be Shared … 6
Koan: Publishing the Sutras … 9
Starting Out … 10
Creation and Origin of the Universe … 12
Sign Language and buddhism (ASL) … 15
Dealing With Hatred … 16
Koan: Sleeping In The Daytime … 26
Koan: Joshu’s Zen … 26
Is Buddhism A Lonely Path? . . . → Read More: Monthly Buddhism Issue 2 (June 2009)

Podcast Episode 59: Paradoxes and Being in the Present

Podcast Episode 59: Paradoxes and Being in the Present


The all-new Monthly Buddhism PDF Magazine for the month of June will go on sale tomorrow, and future issues will be available regularly on the first Sunday of each month. The June issue has Just under 50 pages of great . . . → Read More: Podcast Episode 59: Paradoxes and Being in the Present



I was listening to one of the many comments that you were reading on your podcast regarding attachment to enlightenment, and I had a delightful series of thoughts that I felt compelled to share with the Daily Buddhism sangha. I was listening to your commentary on the issue and realized that it may not be a . . . → Read More: Paradoxes

What Do I Need To Do?


Hello, I am a student, and I grew up in a Extremely Catholic home and have found that I do not agree with the Catholic way of life but more of the Buddhist ideology of Karma. I was wondering if you can give me any guidance as to be more of a Buddhist and a better . . . → Read More: What Do I Need To Do?

Koan: Joshu’s Zen

Joshu’s Zen

Joshu began the study of Zen when he was sixty years old and continued until he was eighty, when he realized Zen.

He taught from the age of eighty until he was one hundred and twenty.

A student once asked him: “If I haven’t anything in my mind, what shall I do?”

Joshu replied: “Throw it out.”

“But if . . . → Read More: Koan: Joshu’s Zen