“Smokey” Sings…

Via on Aug 24, 2010

Jimmie Dale Gilmore is one of the greatest singer-songwriters alive, and a significant person in the American Buddhist scene: among other things, he has authored a couple of wonderful pieces for Tricycle; been the subject of a profile in Shambhala Sun; and played “Smokey” in the Coen Brothers’ The Big Lebowski, which has become a favorite among Buddhists. Here he is performing one of his loveliest songs at the Omega Institute:

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About Reverend Danny Fisher

Rev. Danny Fisher, M.Div., D.B.S. (Cand.), is a professor and Coordinator of the Buddhist Chaplaincy Program at University of the West in Rosemead, CA. He was ordained as a lay Buddhist minister by the Buddhist Sangha Council of Southern California in 2008. In addition, he is certified as a mindfulness meditation instructor by Naropa University in association with Shambhala International. A member of the National Association of College and University Chaplains, he serves on the advisory council for the Upaya Buddhist Chaplaincy Training Program. In addition to his work for elephant journal, he is a blogger for Shambhala Sun. He has also written for Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, Religion Dispatches, The Journal of Buddhist Ethics, The Journal of Religion & Film, Eastern Horizon, New York Spirit, Alternet's Wiretap Magazine, and other publications. His award-winning website is http://www.dannyfisher.org

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