Nonviolence and Zen Buddhism

For hatred can never put an end to hatred; love alone can. This is an unalterable law.

People forget that their lives will end soon. For those who remember, quarrels come to an end.

-The Buddha, from Twin Verses


In this episode of Peace Paradigm Radio, Michael Nagler shares his insights from his recent interview with climate movement leader Bill McKibben. Stephanie is joined in the studio by Hakusho Johan Ostlund, Zen Buddhist Priest associated with the San Francisco Zen Center, living at Green Gulch Farm, and student of nonviolence. Hakusho tells the story of his personal journey and his earnestness is inspiring.