Welcome to The Zen Revolution. The first 22 episodes cover subsequent chapters of the manuscript, with literary excerpts and bumper music. The Field of Weeds essays follow, a weekly series from the desk of H. Grevemberg together with cases from Zen Master Seung Sahn's Road to Enlightenment, an unpublished text from 1965.
The Zen Revolution
Chapter One - Fall to the Ground - read by H. Grevemberg - a new chapter every week. The story begins in the wilderness of Louisiana. Bumper music is Queen Adreena - Drink Me - Sleeping Pill.
The Zen Revolution - The Call to Practice #2
Chapter Two - The Call to Practice - author H. Grevemberg reads from the back matter of Kafka’s The Metamorphosis - Wilhelm Emrich - The Animal as Liberating Self - Modern Alienation and it’s Law - before delving into chapter two of the Revolution. Bumper music is Blonde Redhead - La Mia Vita Voilenta - Jewel.
The Zen Revolution - Open Season #3
Chapter Three - Open Season - author H. Grevemberg reads from the fourth chapter of Andre’ Gide’s The Immoralist before diving into the material. The bumper music is Sonic Youth - Anagrama - Tremens.
The Zen Revolution - Vashon #4
Chapter Four - Vashon - author H. Grevemberg reads from Henry Miller’s Tropic of Cancer. The saga continues, taking the reader from the Zen center to Grevemberg’s first 100-day solo retreat. The bumper music is Azalia Snail - Fumarole Rising - Hidden Addendum.
The Zen Revolution - Stella #5
Chapter Five - Stella - author H. Grevemberg reads from Samuel Beckett’s Molloy. Afterward the revolution continues with a brief run through Seattle, kyol-che in Providence, and a new bearing – toward NYC. The bumper music is AFX – Analord 11 – W32.Mydoom.AU@mm.
The Zen Revolution - The Desert #6
Chapter Six – The Desert - the author begins anew on the West coast. An arduous stint at a desert monastery leads to his eventual indoctrination into a monastic order. The episode begins with an excerpt from Yukio Mishima’s final work The Decay of the Angel. The bumper music is Tricky – Maxinquaye – Black Steel.
the zen revolution
this is a tremendous work of art. i highly recommend listening to henry's account of his spiritual search. i found it very inspirational.