Author Archives: Marck

If I Only Had a Self

On Monday evening (September 11, 2017), the Buddhist Sangha of Bucks County was fortunate to have visiting Zen teacher Andre Teasan Halaw practice with us. It was a very engaging and lively discussion. This is a blog. These opinions or … Continue reading

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Sila and Moving Beyond Guilt

Last night Janet Weathers led a discussion about Sila – ethical conduct, one of the six paramitas (perfections or perfect realizations). It was a rich overview in which she included perspectives from both Thich Nhat Hanah and Joseph Goldstein, two … Continue reading

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Buddhist Psychology with Jack Kornfield

I was lucky enough to have attended a 1 day workshop in NYC yesterday led by Jack Kornfield, “bestselling American author and teacher in the the Vipassana movement in American Theravada Buddhism”. The main themes of the day were around … Continue reading

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Training the Mind – Thoughts on the Lama Gursam Retreat

I was fortunate enough to attend part of the Meditation Retreat with Lama Gursam this weekend (November 5, 2016). The Audio of the dharma talk is now available below As part of the morning retreat, Lama Gursam gave a Dharma … Continue reading

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Metta in the Age of Vitriol

Thankfully, we are in an age of many things – both good and bad, not just “vitriol”. However, besides a good word to throw into a title to get some attention, it is also is what I wanted to blog … Continue reading

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Juno, Buddha and Identity

by Marc Kaye One of my favorite movies is Juno¸ where Ellen Page plays a high school girl who suddenly finds herself pregnant and takes it upon herself to not only navigate this new reality but also find a couple … Continue reading

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