Zen teachings by Sekkei Harada Roshi
Gregory Shepherd looks back on his Zen training in Japan with the late Yamada Roshi and the difficult lessons he learned.
Arthur Braverman presents the life and teachings of Kosho Uchiyama Roshi, whose emphasis on the simple practice of zazen was a breath of fresh air amid the formalism of Japanese Zen.
Although not widely known, Harada Roshi is one of the few Japanese Zen masters specializing in teaching Western students.
Real happiness is what we all want, but none of our strategies for finding it seem to work. Maybe it’s the search for happiness that makes us unhappy. John Tarrant has some thoughts on why the Buddha smiles.
A lightly fictionalized story by the late Maura O’Halloran — whose impact is still felt today — about the first months she spent at a Zen monastery in Japan.
Journal entries and letters of the late Zen monk Maura O’Halloran.