Blog Posts by Joseph Bobrow and Sangha Members

Radical Inclusion: A Key To Peace

By Joseph Bobrow | July 5, 2017

My teacher Robert Aitken Roshi was once asked how to enlighten a quadratic equation. He responded: “Include it.” We are, with all beings, the warp and woof of a vast fabric without dimension and without time, existing right here now. A connective tissue. But we feel isolated and disconnected. As groups and countries, we amplify…

Being Peace in Divisive Times: An Evening With Sister Chan Khong

By Joseph Bobrow | October 21, 2016

On October 12, 2016, Deep Streams Zen Institute invited people of all backgrounds to spend an evening with Sister Chan Khong (True Emptiness). Sister Khong has been Thich Nhat Hanh’s closest collaborator for over half a century. She is a spiritual teacher, activist and humanitarian of the first order. The event began with a short…