It’s less than we think. It’s far more than we know. It’s who we are but it’s not. Contemplate the deeper reality of the body.
If you are carving your own dragon, you will never see the real one. That’s why true zazen requires giving up your personal style of practice.
David Gabriel Fischer’s ongoing photo journal gives viewers a glimpse into a mind and world defined by Zen.
Like each breath, your life constantly appears and disappears. The late Taizan Maezumi Roshi teaches how to do the profound practice of breathing.
A moving account by Susan Moon of her journey back from depression, and how her Buddhist practice both helped and hindered her.
Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind is the seminal work by San Francisco Zen Center founder Shunryu Suzuki Roshi. In this chapter alone he explains: how to practice zazen, the difference between small and big mind, and the true nature of thoughts.
SIT is a new, short documentary film by Yoko Okumura, daughter of the Bloomington, Indiana-based Japanese Soto Zen priest Shohaku Okumura.
Our natural mind is clear, simple, and ordinary. The practice of Zen meditation, says Susan Murphy, is simply to abandon anything extra. Then the ordinary reveals its magic.
I’m confused about all the different terms for meditation, like shamatha, vipassana, zazen, mindfulness, calm abiding, insight, just sitting. What’s what?
Even as Ello grows and speculation about its chances for success swirl around him, Paul Budnitz still makes time to practice Zen meditation, as he’s done for years.