|Sitting cool with Budai (Hotei) "the Laughing Buddha" (Shutterhound Photography/flickr.com)|
|American Zen Master Brad Warner on Zen|
In Japan Kwan Yin (Kannon), Goddess of Mercy, is a male, just as she was in India (Avalokiteshvara). Given its patriarchy, secluded monasticism, and rigid traditions, it is quite like Roman Catholicism.
|Addictions, even to sex, need recovery.|