When we know something intimately, taught Dogen, it ceases to exist and so do we. John Daido Loori Roshi examines this teaching.
So much of our suffering—as individuals and as a society—is caused by fear. In fact, according to Buddhism, fear is at the very root of ego and samsara.
In honor of the late John Daido Loori, Roshi, we offer a dharma discourse he gave on the profound meaning of art and creativity.
A classic commentary on this seminal Zen text by the American roshi, John Daido Loori, who died this morning at the age of 78.
John Daido Loori comments on koans from Dogen’s Treasury of the True Dharma Eye
John Daido Loori, Roshi explains why non-thinking is right thought in this commentary on Dogen’s 300 Koan Shobogenzo, Case 129: “Yoashan’s Non-Thinking”