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Joshu Sasaki Roshi

Joshu Sasaki Roshi, Leading Zen Buddhist Teacher, Dies At 107

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.29.2014 | Religion

Joshu Sasaki Roshi, a leading Zen Buddhist teacher, and founder of Mount Baldy Zen Center, died on Sunday July 27 at the age of 107, the Los Angeles T...

Buddhism, Sex And Foot Locker

Anushka Fernandopulle | Posted 06.05.2013 | Religion
Anushka Fernandopulle

Sure, none of us are perfect and human beings are all still learning. But if your learning edge is about respecting women's bodies and managing your own craving to touch people when they don't want to be touched, it is better to do your learning in a different job than as a Buddhist teacher.

Thoughts On Zen’s Sex Scandals And What Might Follow

James Ishmael Ford | Posted 04.24.2013 | Religion
James Ishmael Ford

What we see are a couple of actual predators, a larger number of people with bad boundaries and an even larger number of people who've been caught up in domestic issues, where sex was just a presenting issue.

The Zen Master, The Pope And The Suppression Of Dissent

Michael Sigman | Posted 04.24.2013 | Religion
Michael Sigman

Accusations that one of the most powerful American Zen Buddhist figures of the past half-century has sexually harassed, groped and bullied hundreds of female students have unleashed outrage in the Buddhist community.