Featured Articles and Journals: art

February 20, 2014
This is the title of an article in the current issue of Tricycle magazine. It consists of two verses and their commentaries from my book Reflections on Silver River. In publishing these excerpts, Tricycle is calling into question the...
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May 14, 2013
Every day, my high school art teacher would walk around the classroom to inspect each student’s progress on their project—but mostly to make sure people weren’t goofing off. I never goofed off. I was there to make art—and to escape from my problems...
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by Joren
May 9, 2013
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May 8, 2013
A Poem: I am brave, I am braveI am willing to be braveI am sorry, I am sorryI am willing to be sorryI am willing to lookunderneath and in betweenthe covers and the kitchen cupboardknow what I mean?I love myself with whimsy and Ilove you just the...
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April 26, 2013
Last week I attended my first 'weekthun,' or weeklong meditation retreat in the Shambhala tradition. In order to honor the silent aspect of the retreat, I attempted to read only dharma books.
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April 10, 2013
Two weeks ago I wrote a post about Dharma Art, the practice of making art from a clear and vibrant mind, that may or may not reflect Buddhist concepts or experience. 
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by Joren
April 4, 2013
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March 27, 2013
“Genuine art tells the truth” - Chögyam Trungpa
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by Joren
March 21, 2013
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by Joren
February 14, 2013
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January 31, 2013
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December 6, 2012
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November 29, 2012
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November 22, 2012
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October 25, 2012
 
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October 5, 2012
As part of the Locating the Sacred Festival, a transparent, inflatable Buddha statue is floating on the East River.   It's an artwork entitled Floating Echo, by the artist Chang-Jin Lee.
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September 23, 2012
We can Eat flesh Flesh is not cruel It does not Kill   Flesh Wants No revenge Leaves behind No curse   “Eat me And you will live One more day,” flesh says.   All beings want what we want All beings want what we want All beings want...
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September 21, 2012
On Wednesday, September 19th, I had the honor of seeing the most recent restaging of Ei
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by Joren
August 23, 2012
 
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August 16, 2012
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August 2, 2012
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July 20, 2012
 
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