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  • From the Kitchen: Vegan Creamy Cauliflower and Leek Soup

    Cauliflower’s distinct fractal dimension has been noticed by mathematicians. Cauliflower, a nutritional powerhouse, is a variety of cabbage with an edible head of condensed flowers and flower stems…..


  • When Sitting Becomes Difficult

    Recently, on Sunday morning, someone asked how to sit when the mind is anxious and it feels nearly impossible to be still. As human beings, we have all experienced times when sitting is very...


  • News & Events | December 2018

    Following the conclusion of Fall Training Period at Yokoji, there is a palpable feeling of settling down. As trainees return to the stream of our busy world, the quiet and stillness of the mountain is felt in the midst of this transition. It is now Winter Interim Period, and a core group of residents remain to continue the important work of caring for the Center through the holiday season and beyond…..


  • Honey In Memoriam

    With sadness and love we share the news that our dear Honey died this week on March 14th. This past year, in the Autumn, Honey lost one eye to cancer. She developed lung cancer which was very...