Pilgrimages to sacred Buddhist sites led by experienced Dharma teachers. Includes daily teachings and group meditation sessions. A local English–speaking guide accompanies and assists.
You may know him as the goofy sidekick in Adam Sandler's movies, or as the star of lowbrow comedies like "The Animal" and "Deuce Bigelow: Male Gigolo," but when it comes to his Buddhist practice, Schneider isn't joking. In a recent interview with the San Francisco Chronicle Schneider spoke about being a Zen practitioner and the middle way:
For 13 years I've been into Zen Buddhism; I only understood it a few weeks ago," says Rob Schneider. "The idea is simple: 'Nirvana,' from the Sanskrit, just means 'breathe out.' You get to a place in your life where you go (sighing with great pleasure) 'Aaaahhhh.'
Zen Buddhism is a middle way, it's about avoiding conflict. All the problems in our world, whether they're from Fox News or Islamic fundamentalism or Christian fundamentalism, it's all extremism.
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