The Teacup and the Skullcup: Where Zen and Tantra Meet

By Chogyam Trungpa The Teacup and the Skullcup is made up of edited transcripts from two seminars that Chögyam Trungpa gave near the beginning of his North American teaching career in 1974—one in Barnet, Vermont, and one in Boston—called “Zen and Tantra.” Although Trungpa Rinpoche belonged to the tantra tradition, he acknowledged the strength and discipline gained from Zen influence. Through these talks you can … Continue reading The Teacup and the Skullcup: Where Zen and Tantra Meet

Chapter 10: Meditation Essence – Zen – Water Cut Wood

Zen is a kind of inner world that is difficult to express. Subjective experience, only those who experience it will understand that for people who have no experience, if they want to explain and explain through language, words, and thinking, it is still like a blind person, a duck, and a duck, as the average person says. “If people are acquainted with water, they will … Continue reading Chapter 10: Meditation Essence – Zen – Water Cut Wood

Chapter 9: Meditation Essence – Zongtong and Shutong (Zen and teach)

After the Buddha’s Nirvana, gradually formed such a trend: the so-called master of the classics, the lawyer who called the law, the lawyer who praised and read the scriptures, and the teacher who studied the scriptures of Abhidharma Xi Dingxue is called a Zen master, and a practitioner is a yogi. In the ancient Chinese Buddhist style, I am not a Zen master; I am … Continue reading Chapter 9: Meditation Essence – Zongtong and Shutong (Zen and teach)

Who is Achanan Nab? As Psychology and Vipassana Meditation

Achanan Nab (Achaan Naeb 1897-1983) was born in a governor’s family in a Thai province adjacent to Myanmar. She studied Buddhism at the age of 35 under the guidance of Achaan Pathunta U Vilasa. Psychology and Vipassana meditation. Twelve years later, she began to teach others, established meditation centers in many monasteries, and finally, under the auspices of the royal family, founded the Buddhist Rearch … Continue reading Who is Achanan Nab? As Psychology and Vipassana Meditation

The One I Love

The One I Love or わたしのすきなひと or Watashi no Sukinahito is a romantic, slice-of-life shōjo (targeted towards girls) manga by Clamp, an all-female, manga artist team consisting of Satsuki Igarashi, Mokona, Tsubaki Nekoi, and Nanase Ohkawa. Appearing as a monthly serial in the Japanese manga magazine Monthly Young Rose from December 1993 to June 1995, the twelve stories were collected into a bound volume by … Continue reading The One I Love