How do we control our habits in eating Oreos, watching TV series, and more? How do we watch Game of Thrones as zen practitioners? Is it okay to binge all the Star Wars movies?
The tenzo manages food in Zen monasteries: he is the head chef, the person responsible for ensuring that monks are fed. One of Dogen’s most approachable texts is the Tenzo Kyokun, Instructions for the Cook, where he discusses not just cooking soup, but cooking all of life.