Ted Biringer

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Gender Male
Industry Maritime
Occupation Master Merchant Marine/First Class Pilot
Location Anacortes, Washington, United States
Introduction I have been a Zen student/practitioner since 1986 I am the author of The Flatbed Sutra of Louie Wing: The Second Ancestor of Zen in the West. It is a fictional account of a modern day Zen master written in the style of the Sutra of Huineng. I am a father, husband, merchant marine officer, and first class pilot. I work as a captain for the Washington State Ferries.
Favorite Books The Avatamsaka Sutra, Shobogenzo, Genjokoan, Eihei Koroku, Dogen's Extensive Record, Fukanzazengi, Eihei Dogen: Mystical Realist, Dogen On Meditation and Thinking: His View of Zen, Did Dogen Go To China?, Zen Mind Beginner's Mind, Classics of Buddhism and Zen, Rational Zen, Wild Ivy, Huang-Po, Shobogenzo Zuimonki, Record of Things Heard, Instant Zen, Sayings and Doings of Paichang, The Sutra of Huineng, The Diamond Sutra, Lankavatara Sutra, Diamond Sutra, Heart Sutra, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, The Iliad, The Grapes of Wrath, Flowers of Emptiness, Shardik, Hamlet, Fearful Symmetry, Zen Sand, Re-visioning Psychology, The Lankavatara Sutra, The Zen Teaching of Bodhidharma, Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious, The Mythic Image, Wholeness and the Implicate Order, Holy Bible, Huckleberry Finn, Lives of A Cell, Sometimes A Great Notion, Moby Dick, The Hero With a Thousand Faces, Breakfast of Champions, The World According to Garp, The Blue Cliff Record

You have a red jar of cedar chips. Why do moths miss the forest?

I have a red jar of cedar chips. Why do moths miss the forest?