Richard Bryan McDaniel, chronicler of all things Zen in the West, forwarded this Bernie Glassman Roshi tribute, and asked if I would publish it here. I heartily agreed. Personal Impressions About Zen master and Social Activist Bernie Glassman Roshi by Monika Jion Winklemann, Dharmaholder, Zen Peacemaker Circles. Founder, Not-Knowing-Sangha Bonn International The news reached me Sunday night through my ex. “Did you hear that Bernie died?” No, I hadn't. For once, I hadn't been on Facebook for a few hours because I had been attending, with my sister, a concert and a reading by the actress Iris Berben in memory of...
Cypress Trees in the Garden: The Second Generation of Zen Teaching in America, by Richard Bryan McDaniel, is now available as an e-book from your favourite online vendor, as well as in paperback. Catholicism and Zen, by Richard Bryan McDaniel, is also now available as an e-book from your favourite online vendor, as well as in paperback.
Zasep Tulku Rinpoche has self-published a new book, GELUG MAHAMUDRA: Eloquent Speech of Manjushri. Here's the link for information and an excerpt from the book: https://buddhaweekly.com/advance-book-excerpt-gelug-mahamudra-eloquent-speech-of-manjushri-a-commentary-and-practice-guide-on-sutra-and-tantra-mahamudra-by-h-e-zasep-tulku-rinpoche/ Here's the link for information about the book launch, November 24 in Toronto: https://buddhaweekly.com/events/gelug-mahamudra-book-launch-and-author-signing-with-h-e-venerable-zasep-tulku-rinpoche-november-24-2018-public-drop-in-event/
Here's a review of Catholicism and Zen, by Richard B. McDaniel, from the current issue of the Canadian Journal of Buddhist Studies: https://thecjbs.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Catholicism-and-Zen_McCall_75-78-1.pdf In related news, we will be publishing the e-book edition early in 2019.
Sumeru author Richard Bryan McDaniel's latest book, Catholicism and Zen, was recently reviewed in the Canadian Journal of Buddhist Studies. The review, by Bradford McCall of the Claremont School of Theology, can be found here: https://thecjbs.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Catholicism-and-Zen_McCall_75-78-1.pdf You'll also notice that the CJBS has moved to a new web address. Glad to see they are thriving!