At first glance, the Abhidharma, with all its lists and analysis, may not seem so inviting. But give it another look, says Steven D. Goodman — it explains the entire world.
It’s natural to assume that practice comes first, and realization after, but Dogen, the founder of Soto Zen in Japan, said otherwise. Shinshu Roberts explains. The title of Uji, translated as “Being–Time,” essentially contains the totality of the text. Unpacking the meaning of this hyphenated word opens a vast interconnecting vista of practice. The two […]
In the practice of shikantaza, or “just sitting,” says Josh Bartok, there’s a lot more going on than one might think.