The ideas in Zen, I’m not sure what they are, because I’ve only known one old man [Roshi]. I don’t know how authentically he represents his tradition. I just know that he’s provided a space for me to kind of dance with the Lord, that I couldn’t find in a lot of the other places I went to.
“I Am The Little Jew Who Wrote The Bible” — A Conversation Between Leonard Cohen And Arthur Kurzweil held November 23, 1993. Accessed at LeonardCohenFiles.
I am republishing selected posts from my former Leonard Cohen site, Cohencentric, here on AllanShowalter.com (these posts can be found at Leonard Cohen). This entry was originally posted Feb 22, 2016.