(Self)awareness

After many years of apprenticeship, a monk attained the rank of Zen Teacher and decided to go over to visit his old, respected Zen Master. It was raining and when he walked into the house the Zen Master asked, “Did you leave your wooden clogs and umbrella out on the porch?” “Yes” responded the Teacher. …

Eid ka Chaand

Eid is being celebrated worldwide, albeit on different days based on the sighting of the moon in each country. Our friends in North America would have fasted on average for close to 15 hours each day during the month of Ramadan. Living in the Middle East, we were frequently invited by close Arab and other …