About The Ordinary Buddhist

 

The Ordinary Buddhist uses examples from popular culture, current events, and daily living; to draw a straight line between Buddhist teachings and everyday life with the goal of showing how ordinary experiences are the source of our enlightenment.


 

About the author 

 

Sensei Alex Kakuyo is a Buddhist teacher and breathwork facilitator. A former marine, he served in both Iraq and Afghanistan before finding the Dharma through a series of happy accidents. Sensei Alex holds a B.A. in philosophy from Wabash College and his life's work is helping students to bridge the gap between the finite and the infinite. Using movement, meditation, and gratitude practices, he helps them find inner peace in every moment. Sensei Alex is the author of Perfectly Ordinary: Buddhist Teachings for Everyday Life (independently published 2020). His book and other writings can be found on his website: The Same Old Zen.

 

The Ordinary Buddhist is published monthly.

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