Zen teacher Norman Fischer takes you through the principles and practices of the major schools of Zen. Includes specially selected articles for further reading.
The board of directors of Rinzai-ji Zen Center has convened to discuss allegations of sexual abuse by their teacher, Joshu Sasaki Roshi.
All he wanted was an egg. Instead Sam Guthrie got a close-up look at his compulsive need for order.
Keido Fukushima Roshi, retired Abbot of the Rinzai Zen temple Tofukuj, passed away on March 1, his 78th birthday.
Logan Beaudry befriends a strange newcomer and fellow smoker during a weeklong Rinzai retreat and learns how not to respond to the question, Where are you from?
Even a zendo enforcer, says Shozan Jack Haubner, finds his practice put to the test when trouble sneaks up from behind.
The essence of Zen practice, says Eido Shimano Roshi, can be condensed into one word: Hai! (Yes!) The difficulty is learning to say Hai! without adding “But, but…”
“When you understand that this present moment is all there is, you have no choice but radical acceptance.” Two teishos by Eido Shimano Roshi
A Teisho by Eido Shimano Roshi on Rinzai and his Zen.