The berkeley zen center is a place where women and men practice zazen together daily, with the support of the zen center community, under the guidance of abbot sojun mel weitsman roshi meditation, which is called zazen, or sitting in stillness, is the center of our practice, following and adapting the traditions of soto zen buddhism. The berkeley marina is always a nice spot for an afternoon stroll, but it comes alive in july during the berkeley kite festival kites of all shapes and sizes fill the air like a scene out of a.  based on a talk given at the institute for world religions, berkeley, california, november 19, 1998 the audience was a general one, consisting of a cross-section of people from varying backgrounds and knowledge of buddhism. The relationship between buddhism and sexual orientation varies by tradition and teacher enlightenment being achievable even in a single life tibetan buddhism from a buddhist point of view, men-to-men and women-to-women is generally considered sexual misconduct from society's point of view, mutually agreeable homosexual relations.
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In english translations of buddhist texts, householder denotes a variety of terms most broadly, it refers to any layperson, and most narrowly, to a wealthy and prestigious familial patriarch in contemporary buddhist communities, householder is often used synonymously with laity, or non-monastics. With a single glance considers the visual culture of the japanese esoteric buddhist tradition, mikkyo, at the time of its introduction to japan early in the ninth century. While buddhist meditation teachers claiming to teach vipassana (insight) are a dime a dozen, actual masters capable of helping one successfully cultivate the tranquility and serenity (shamatha and samadhi) necessary for insight-practices to succeed are difficult to find. In this post, we will be examining buddhist symbols and their meanings extensively to help you have a better understanding of them within the context of the faith the most prominent symbol in buddhism, is the great buddha, of course, which contains some minor symbols in itself, such as the three curved lines around his neck.