Kazuaki Tanahashi, born in Japan and active in the United States since 1977, is an artist, writer, and worker for peace and the environment. Kaz’s one-stroke paintings, multi-color Zen circles, and calligraphy have been in solo exhibitions throughout the world. His publications include Brush Mind, Penetrating Laughter: Hakuin’s Zen and Art, Lotus, and Treasury of the True Dharma Eye: Zen Master Dogen’s Shobo Genzo. Also, The Heart Sutra: Exploring Wisdom Beyond Wisdom is forthcoming from Shambhala Publications. He is the founding director of A World Without Armies and a Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science.
For more information: www.brushmind.net
An excerpt of the Interview with Kazuaki Tanahashi featured in the SAND Anthology vol. 5.
It vibrates in every thing and every not-thing, right off the tip of your nose.
While the personal level is an important foundation, the next level is to bring our practice to the interpersonal realm
This book is the first translation into English of what purports to be the complete Gospel of Mary Magdalene.
I praise the Supreme Goddess Parā, the Illuminative Insight Intelligence Force of Consciousness
To watch a show with the Hridaya, the open mind, the open heart, can bring us closer to truth than yoga
Francis Lucille answers questions at SAND19 US.
In most spiritual traditions, love is seen only as universal or cosmic love.
It’s easy, during our everyday life in the world, to forget how extravagantly remarkable a human being actually is.
I am not this body. I am in this body, and this is part of my incarnation and I honor it but that isn’t who I am.
May we all have compassion for every one of us being exactly as we are in each moment
When even the sense of being collapses into the utter simplicity of what is.
The complexity of the present time seems to demand a deepening of our nature if we are going to survive.
What constitutes the essence of a true relationship?
Tradition and secret practices of mystical marriage and reawakening
Times of chaos and challenge can be the most spiritually powerful…
Ikkyu Sojun decided to be true to himself and that meant regular trips to brothels
Sam Harris speaks with Roland Griffiths about the current state of research on psychedelics.
“You can not open your heart, it is already open. It is the mind that is closed, and which must open to the heart.”
Tandava means totality. It means the path is absolutely non-dual, because we integrate everything and we don't refuse any aspect of the human being
It was a powerful motor and well tuned; it took the hills easily, without a stutter, and the pick-up was excellent.
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