News Round Up for w/e 12th December 2021

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Dec 12, 2021

This week from Zen Cyberspace, the revival of Japan’s ancient mountain ascetic tradition and experiencing the uncertainty of COVID from the perspective of a Zen priest.

Photographs of the 1903 Francis Younghusband led mission to invade Tibet  The photographs are of Tibet when the Francis Younghusband led the mission to invade Tibet. In 1903 a substantial army was assembled...

Buddhist Temple Offers Refuge to Vietnamese in Japan As pandemic responses have cut off many families and workers in East Asia, Buddhist temples have stepped in to offer much-needed support to those facing difficulties...

Connecting the Past and Present of Shugendo – The Revival of Japan’s Ancient Mountain Ascetic Tradition, Part Eight

The Intimacy of Covid Zen priest and hospital chaplain Tenku Ruff shares an intimate bond of uncertainty with Covid patients. She knows what they’re going through — because she’d had it herself.

Loosening the Knots of Anger Thich Nhat Hanh teaches you how to relax the bonds of anger, attachment, and delusion through mindfulness and kindness toward yourself.

Some teachings from the Theravada tradition Don’t attach to good and evil. Know them so thoroughly that you will never attach to them.

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