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In Times of Trouble
After the awful attacks on the World Trade center and the Pentagon, Zoketsu reflects on good and evil and how we can ...
Zoketsu Norman Fischer
Sep 16, 2001
Sacred Violence and Interreligious Conflict
This is a wonderful, if tragic piece, by a new friend of mine, Father Leo Lefebure, from Fordam University. I met Leo...
Father Leo Lefebure
Apr 01, 2002
Going Forth: Taking of the Practice of Peace
It's time now for us to realize that, although we know we're not perfect, although all our wounds are not healed, we'...
Zoketsu Norman Fischer
Nov 01, 2004
Politics of Religion
Can we bring the Buddhist values of compassion, honesty, and flexibility to those who express political beliefs that ...
Zoketsu Norman Fischer
Mar 27, 2005
The Religion of Politics, the Politics of Religion
Whether we like it or not, our political life is now so dominated by religious perspectives that we must all particip...
Zoketsu Norman Fischer
May 01, 2005
Buddha Politics
Talk on Buddhism and Politics
Zoketsu Norman Fischer
Jun 22, 2005
On Buddha's Politics
Buddha's politics began with the most important question: "Who am I? What is the self?" Zoketsu discusses how the Bu...
Zoketsu Norman Fischer
Oct 24, 2005
Silence and Burma Riots
Talk on Silence and the Burma Riots by Buddhist Monks in 2007
Zoketsu Norman Fischer
Oct 06, 2007
Compassion for Charlotte
Nomon Tim Burnett gives the first talk of the Samish Island sesshin, on June 20, 2015. He talks about the shooting in...
Nomon Tim Burnett
Jun 20, 2015