The Bodhisattva’s Edge

These words of wisdom are from the former grand abbot of the San Francisco Zen Center, Myogen Steve Stucky. He passed away on December 31, 2013, a little over three months after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. On December 27, Steve offered the following Death Poem. which appeared on his website, Subtle Eye: Many Zen […]

Mindfulness Practices of the Three Refuges

For as long as there have been Buddhists, there have been the three refuges, also known as the three jewels. There have also been the meditation practices of the three refuges. Remember – the Buddha was not a Buddhist! When you practice the three refuges, you take refuge in the Buddha, the dharma, and the […]