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Eido Tai Shimano Roshi

Eido Tai Shimano Roshi is the abbot of New York Zendo Shobo-ji, and the author of Golden Wind: Zen Talks.

— From December 1987
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Noble Heart

Christians And Buddhists On Compassion

We need to learn how to be decent human beings. That is the basis for what we call “religion.” A decent human society brings about spirituality. It brings about blessings and what could be called the gift of God. This is an extremely simple-minded approach. I’m sorry if I disappoint you, but it is as simple as that.

December 1987
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