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β€œWhen you have even a single thought of looking for a shortcut in Zen, you have already stuck your head in a bowl of glue.” β€” Ta-hui Tsung-kao (1089–1163)

Introduction: I’m a Zen practitioner from Silicon Valley. My primary Mastodon account is @mithriltabby and I talk about dice-and-paper roleplaying games at @mithriltabby.

My favorite Zen writers are Brad Warner (HARDCORE ZEN and more) and James Austin (ZEN AND THE BRAIN and more).

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