Monthly Archives: June 2015

Muho replies to criticism: “Why can’t I just come for two weeks to Antaiji?”, June 29th 2015

3 new bodhisattvas

Audio by Werner Penzel/Ikue Mori/Fred Frith:
“Zen is the biggest lie of all times”

After the original broadcast on July 3rd, the audio file will be available for download as a podcast.

Information about “Lentil as anything” and its founder Shanaka Fernando:

Muho on the question why Antaiji has an age restriction:

February flees (February 27th 2014)

New book with Issho Fujita, and trailer for the documentary film “Buddhist”, June 18th 2015

Muho talks about the meaning of happiness, June 16th 2015

Happiness is everywhere. Except for that exact spot where YOU are! (Polish proverb)

Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be. (Abraham Lincoln)

A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth. (George Bernard Shaw)

Man is unhappy because he doesn’t know he’s happy; only because of that. … It’s everything, everything, Whoever learns will at once immediately become happy, that same moment.
Man only likes to count his troubles; he doesn’t calculate his happiness. (Fyodor Dostoevsky)

No one asked you to be happy. Get to work.
What a wonderful life I’ve had! I only wish I’d realized it sooner.
(Sidonie Gabrielle Colette)

Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy. (Guillaume Apollinaire)

Many search for happiness as we look for a hate we wear on our heads. (Nikolaus Lenau)

You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life. (Albert Camus)

The search for happiness is one of the chief sources of unhappiness. (Eric Hoffer)

Only a man who lives not in time but in the present is happy. (Ludwig Wittgenstein)

After all, it is foolish to keep probing for happiness or unhappiness, for it seems to me it would be hard to exchange the unhappiest days of my life for all the happy ones. (Hermann Hesse)

Realize that true happiness lies within you. Waste no time and effort searching for peace and contentment and joy in the world outside. Remember that there is no happiness in having or in getting, but only in giving. (Og Mandino)

Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our […]

Muho talks in front of Antaiji main hall (english), June 12th 2015

Thomas’ dharma talk (english), June 10th 2015

Hidden camera by Shoko Nosen: Facebook Google+