Tag Archives: “Zen Buddhism”

From Rommegrott, Lutefisk, Lefse Recipes to Ryōkan the Hermit = Mind Traveling

I found this recipe in one of the church cookbooks that I collected long ago and far away. As a laugh, I sent this to my friend Alan, who has some Norwegian ancestry and called me to rave about how his mother made Rommergrott and how they loved it.
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Bodhisattva Cricket Chirping — The Dōgen Institute Reblog – Dogen’s Poem

Naturalis [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons Dogen’s Chinese Poem (9) 「同(山居)」 Mountain Dwelling (7) Grasshopper thinking and insect chirping; how earnest. Soft breeze and hazy moon are both calm. Clouds envelop pines and cedars round the old hall by the … Continue reading

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Reflecting – Weekly Photo Challenge = Happy Mother’s Day!

Reflecting Wordpress Weekly Photo Challenge. Thank you for stopping by my kitchen. Happy Mother’s Day! Enjoy the day wherever you may be.

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Refrigerator died = Food went bad – Paradigm Shift

Speaking of refrigeration, where would we be without it? Last week Thursday I discovered that the ailing refrigerator died unceremoniously. Clueless? Well, it was a slow slide into not working anymore. When I opened the door there was a faint … Continue reading

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Diamond Buddha – A Film on the Life of Zen Master Dogen

My friend Alan moved away. Fortunately we can connect through the marvels of technology. Here’s his latest suggestion of a must see film from the world of Zen Buddhism. This is a film from Japan on the life of Zen Master Dogen (13th century) which was released in 2009. Continue reading

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