Rich Mackin: Zen, Mindfulness, and Santa

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KBOO
Air date: 
Thu, 07/11/2013 - 12:00am
A chat on Buddhism, spiritual practices vs. religion, mindful meditation, and Santacon.

Host Ren Green talks to Soto Zen Buddhist and self-described Mayhem Consultant Rich Mackin about his path to Buddhism, spiritual practices vs. religion, the value of mindful meditation, and Santacon.

For more, check out Portland's Dharma Rain Zen Center or the Portland Cacophony Society.

(Photo: Sarah Taylor; Music: "Advil Confirmed" by JD Falk)

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