http://www.elephantjournal.com/2013/09/we-all-want-to-change-the-world/

http://www.elephantjournal.com/2013/09/we-all-want-to-change-the-world/

my latest article on Elephant Journal. We All Want to Change the World

 

“A big part of meditation practice is that it helps us to understand ourselves a little better. If I have an insight into the reality of a situation, then I can see what part of my reaction is caused by intellectual baggage that I’m bringing into the situation with me.”

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About Daniel Scharpenburg

Daniel Scharpenburg lives in Kansas City with two kids and two cats. He runs the Monday Night Zen Group at the Rime Buddhist Center. Daniel has a BA in English from KU and he works for the federal government. Once a Novice Monk in the Rinzai Tradition, he dropped out of monk school to become a regular person. He has taken his inspiration mainly from Zen renegades and madmen like Ikkyu and Han Shan. Daniel has taken Bodhisattva Vows in both the Nagarjuna and Asanga lineages. He is a frequent guest teacher on Daily Dharma Gathering.

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