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.
The emptiness of existence finds its expression in the flitting present as the only manner of real existence.
Rupert explores the perennial, non-dual understanding that lies at the heart of all the great religious and spiritual traditions
I praise the Supreme Goddess Parā, the Illuminative Insight Intelligence Force of Consciousness
Life is allied with myth in order that we may advance along an evolutionary path
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.
Discover the esoteric relationship between form and formlessness embedded within the Shema
For decades I was conditioned to believe that to engage a mature spiritual life I needed to “pick one tradition and go deep,”
Sometimes I wonder if Mary breastfed Jesus. if she cried out when he bit her
Ever since the tender age, I’ve had this passionate love affair with the aspen trees
Once you begin to taste the freedom of your true nature and are no longer bound by your ego identifications, your way of being can become significantly more graceful.
Hunter of Phoenix, no one can be. So take back your trap, for here, wind is all you’ll ever catch.
In Kabbalah, the primary way that hidden truths are revealed is through disrobing
It vibrates in every thing and every not-thing, right off the tip of your nose.
"There are so many teachings on the internet today – How am I to choose?"
This book celebrates the great stripping process of aging, dying and spiritual awakening.
Sam Harris speaks with Roland Griffiths about the current state of research on psychedelics.
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