• WordNet 3.6
    • n Zen street name for lysergic acid diethylamide
    • n Zen a Buddhist doctrine that enlightenment can be attained through direct intuitive insight
    • n Zen school of Mahayana Buddhism asserting that enlightenment can come through meditation and intuition rather than faith; China and Japan
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  • Chris Patten
    Chris Patten
    “Green politics at its worst amounts to a sort of Zen fascism; less extreme, it denounces growth and seeks to stop the world so that we can all get off.”
  • Zen Saying
    Zen Saying
    “Learning Zen is a phenomenon of gold and dung. Before you understand it, it's like gold; after you understand it, it's like dung.”
  • Alan W. Watts
    Alan W. Watts
    “Zen does not confuse spirituality with thinking about God while one is peeling potatoes. Zen spirituality is just to peel the potatoes.”


In literature:

Perhaps anozzer day we take li'l' baby mountain, zen you can go.
"Jerry Junior" by Jean Webster
Zey gromble at first; Zen zey findt zey like it: in the endt zey lof you.
"Brother Copas" by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Zen I tell you I go back to my sheep, and me come and blow you all avay.
"Syd Belton" by George Manville Fenn
Zen he disappear, and I am unable to say if so be he drop down just to sneak avay, or because he wounded.
"Boy Scouts on Hudson Bay" by G. Harvey Ralphson
Zen I am out of myself and den I neet you ze most, Corinne.
"Tin-Types Taken in the Streets of New York" by Lemuel Ely Quigg
Zen, look at zee fruit-trees.
"Blown to Bits" by R.M. Ballantyne
Zen I go to ze hotel alone.
"The Melting-Pot" by Israel Zangwill
Zen I geet up and sit by ze window.
"Frank Merriwell's Son" by Burt L. Standish
If ze pocketbook is flat, zen pick a little flower, write a little letter, give a merry smile.
"Tabitha at Ivy Hall" by Ruth Alberta Brown
For after zen Maudie has lessons.
"Hoodie" by Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth

In news:

In Laker Land, Paging The Zen Master.
Tony Regan, a Singapore-based oil consultant at Tri-Zen International, talks about the outlook for crude oil prices.
You can channel some Zen with a technique that fits your personality .
Mantras, Zen And Investing: How Understanding Mantras Can Lead To An Investment Philosophy .
Learn how to find your inner- photographic -Zen.
The Story of the Berkeley Zen Center.
1) Original Zen Spa Box.
Michelle Branch attends the 97.3 Alice Radio's Now & Zen Festival at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco.
Presentation Zen brings us two examples of just how bad PowerPoint can be (not that we need any more examples, but these are doozies): Obama, JFK vs Bad PowerPoint .
Once again, I'm back to quoting Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.
Zero Defex Bassist Brad Warner Says Zen Can Stop You From Being A Dick.
Brad Warner has practiced Zen for more than 20 years.
Jaimal Yogis' book rides the wave between Zen and surfing.
For Aurelio Zen, the urbane detective creation of the English writer Michael Dibdin, a few fateful weeks in Rome in 1978 changed everything.
Your Tuesday moment of Zen.

In science:

We thank Alan Middleton, Po-zen Wong and David Belanger for useful comments.
Ground state numerical study of the three-dimensional random field Ising model
The Zen of torsors shows that the isomorphism classes of forms of the R-Lie superalgebra g ⊗k R are classified by H 1 ´et (R, Aut gR ) (we may replace the flat site by the ´etale site of Spec R since our R-group Aut gR is smooth).
Automorphisms and twisted loop algebras of finite dimensional simple Lie superalgebras
However, this is impossible because the subsequence {hen(k) (zen(k) )}k∈N does not converge to h( ¯z ), as |hen(k) (zen(k) ) − h( ¯z )| = |hen(k) ( ¯z (k) ) − h( ¯z )| > ε for every k ∈ N by (4.8).
An invariance principle for random walk bridges conditioned to stay positive
ZEN (Willis & Courbin 2005) deep surveys would be overpredicted by a factor of thousands.
The First Cosmic Structures and their Effects
Finally, in Section IIIb. we conclude with “Our moment of Zen ”.
HADRON05 Summary: Heavy Quark Hadrons and Theory