The Field of Enlightenment is Broad

Far beyond fields of right doing and wrong doing, there is a field. I will meet you there.

Jalal ad-Din Rumi (Sufi poet)

Anxiety To Zen

How do we find serenity in this age of anxiety?

“Our life is the creation of our mind.”

Overcoming Trauma

Reclaiming your body through Yoga.

New Book:

Embodied Healing: Survivor and Facilitatator Voices from the Practice of Trauma Sensitive Yoga

First-hand essays of embodied healing from the Center for Trauma and Embodiment at Justice Resource Institute: challenges, triumphs, and healing strategies for trauma-sensitive therapists and yoga teachers.

(In the above mentioned book, Daishin writes one chapter on how the practice of Trauma Sensitive Yoga has informed the way he understands Zen.)

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Writing from the heart about Zen practice, connecting to family, community, society, and world.

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