Brad Warner

Brad Warner is the author of Don't Be a Jerk and numerous other titles, including Sit Down & Shut Up, Hardcore Zen, and Zen Wrapped in Karma Dipped in Chocolate. A Soto Zen priest, he is a punk bassist, filmmaker, Japanese-monster-movie marketer, and popular blogger based in Los Angeles. Visit him online at Published with permission of New World Library -

Five things I learned from Dogen

I discovered the 13th Century Japanese Zen Master Eihei Dogen when I was an 18-year-old punk rock bass player. Now I'm a waaaayyy-more-than 18-year-old...