Browsing Posts published in September, 2010

I’d like to clarify something. I’ve known this for some time but recently got much more solid confirmation. What Zen Buddhism claims is “zazen” as though it were something special and unique to them is almost wholly derived from Shikan meditation as taught and practiced by the Great Master T’ien-t’ai (aka Chih-i). The Great Concentration [...]

This is from a note on my facebook page: This is just thinking out loud. To me a genuinely North American Nichiren Buddhism would be like this: 1. Egalitarian and democratic like other mainstream churches/synagogues/temples with a Board of Directors and all that. Of course the temples and sanghas of the Nichiren Order of North [...]