On June 13, on a hundred-acre plot of land not far from wine country in Northern California, priests and supporters from all over the world came together for the framework-raising ceremony of Tenpyozan, which is intended to be the first monastery in the West to offer Zen training of the same style and curriculum as […]
From the Japan Times comes a report on “Buddhism 3.0” and the two priests who came up with the idea.
As she receives ordination into the Soto Zen school of Buddhism, angel Kyodo williams reflects on her path to acceptance within this lineage.
Kuzan Peter Schireson and Rinso Ed Sattizahn went through the dharma transmission ceremony with their teacher, Chikudo Lew Richmond.
Soto Zen priest Shoshin Bob Kelly of Sokuji Zen Group in Minnesota passed away last Wednesday evening, at age 87.
Dogen’s seminal teaching, The Genjo Koan, translated by Robert Aitken and Kazuaki Tanahashi.
The lifetime teaching of Dogen can be found in one phrase: Genjo koan, says Nishiari Bokusan, the late head of the Soto school.
Adam Tebbe looks at Sokuzan Robert Brown’s SokukoJi Prison Project, offering classes on meditation to prisoners.
Shikantaza demands our full self-expression, says Tenshin Reb Anderson, and this can only be realized when we meet intimately with others.
When student approach the work of Dogen Zenji, the founder of Soto Zen, they find enigma and obscurity, plus great clarity. A roundtable discussion on this.