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Notes on the Diamond Sūtra Introduction The Diamond Sūtra is one of the shorter Perfection of Wisdom Sūtras. The scholar and translator Edward Conze (1904-1979) believed that the Diamond Sūtra was a summary of the larger Perfection of Wisdom sūtras written in the fourth century CE. Today, some would argue that the Diamond Sūtra may [...]

This is just me goofing off for a bit. I have enjoyed (and hopefully will soon again enjoy) playing Pathfinder, which is an improved version of Dungeons & Dragons 3.5. Pathfinder has come out with an East Asian setting but has so far not come out with a South Asian setting. I hope that will [...]

I never thought I’d do it but I actually got around to revising Dharma Flower. I wrote it more than 10 years ago, and it kind of holds up. It is still rather pedantic and a bit naive and the writing in some parts is more convoluted than it needs to be. But I don’t [...]