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Zen Master Bernie Glassman

A Hidden Force That Connects Us

Tara Bennett Goleman | Posted 04.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Tara Bennett Goleman

What can seem like overwhelming challenges that face us can feel more workable. Together, change is possible.

How Richard Gere and Bernie Glassman Offer Solutions for the Homeless

Michaela Haas | Posted 09.17.2015 | Impact
Michaela Haas

Every country has a homeless problem, but I cannot think of another developed country that scorns its homeless people more willfully, thus exacerbating their physical, emotional and mental health issues, sometimes beyond repair.

Trouble in Paradise

Michaela Haas | Posted 02.21.2015 | Religion
Michaela Haas

Ven. Dr. Pannavati is both contemplative and empowered for compassionate service. She just returned from South India where she established the first nunnery for "Untouchables," and she told me about the urgent need for support for girls and women.

'The Dude and the Zen Master': On Making The World A Better Place

Robert Piper | Posted 03.26.2013 | Religion
Robert Piper

Bernie Glassman is out in the trenches working to make the world a better place. I read his book "The Dude and The Zen Master" and thought it was a truly incredible book about two great friends talking about the good life.

Bernie Glassman's Boots-On-The-Ground-Secular Buddhism

Mary Veronica Sweeney | Posted 02.11.2013 | Religion
Mary Veronica Sweeney

Bernie leads people to places like Rawanda and Auschwitz, what he calls "bearing witness" retreats, to anchor practice in the full spectrum of who we are as human beings.

Child Hunger and How Zen House Can Help

Bernie Glassman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Bernie Glassman

Approximately 16.7 million American children live in households that do not have access to enough nutritious food to lead healthy, active lives. How do we bear witness to this pain? How do we feed our hunger for equity and harmony?

Buddhism, Reconciliation And Auschwitz: An Interview With Zen Master Bernie Glassman

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Bernie Glassman, founder of Zen Peacemakers, has been a student of Zen for over 50 years. Since 1996, he has been leading Bearing Witness retreats in...