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Imagination - Seattle Insight Meditation Society 2015
Norman gives a talk on Imagination to the Seattle Insight Meditation Society.
Dec 31, 1969
two new poems
two new poems by Norman Fischer, published by Talisman Magazine
Dec 31, 1969
One Heart Grace
A meal grace originally written for the Zen Hospice Project, but suitable for home use.
Zoketsu Norman Fischer
Sep 25, 1996
The Music of Our Lives
What does old man Zhaozhou have to say about the way we approach our everyday lives? How can we learn to listen to th...
Zoketsu Norman Fischer
Oct 31, 1998
Talisman Poems
Poems to be published in talisman, a literary magazine edited by Ed Foster
Norman Fischer
Jan 01, 2000
On Buddhist Writing
"Trying to write about Buddhism is more difficult. It is something I mostly do not do. Mostly I wrote about immediate...
Zoketsu Norman Fischer
Jan 02, 2003
Zoketsu discusses his own life story, poetry, being a priest, and the unknowable nature of our life.
Zoketsu Norman Fischer
Jan 04, 2003
Salvado de Anquilosarse
En este ensayo Norman Fischer discute la relación complementaria entre la práctica espiritual y el arte
Zoketsu Norman Fischer
Feb 01, 2005
Saved from Freezing
"So although spiritual practice odds with imagination, the truth is spiritual practice requires imaginatio...
Zoketsu Norman Fischer
Feb 01, 2005
excerpt from "Ask A Difficult Question: Variations on Rumi"
"Ask A Difficult Question: Variations on Rumi" is a long poem, written by Norman in memory of his cousin, Anne Wruble...
Norman Fischer
Feb 22, 2005