Tag Archives: Zen Buddhism

Heaven or Hell?

“The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven..” John Milton   A reader of this blog wrote to me recently, to express her feeling that my description of a … Continue reading

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What Is This?

I’ve just got back from my six-monthly, week long, Zen Buddhist retreat at Crosby Hall, in west Lancashire. As always with the autumn retreat, I have come home with a cold. Forty people sitting together for eight hours a day … Continue reading

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