Posts tagged with: philosophy

A Cup of Tea

Nan-in, a Japanese master during the Meiji era (1868-1912), received a university professor who came to inquire about Zen. As Nan-in spoke, the professor would frequently interrupt him with remarks ...

Exploring Buddhism

I was sitting around in my apartment today thinking about how I haven’t updated my blog in about 2 months and felt guilty about it, especially since one of my ...

Words to Move You Forward

When I was studying for the Qualifying Exam, I oftentimes got down about my chances of success. So, taking a note from some of the senior graduate students, I started ...

You Must Balance Your Yin and Your Yang

Ever since I can first remember recognizing the yin-yang symbol, I’ve been interested in it. When it was first introduced to me so very many years ago, its symbolism simply ...