AT THAT TIME Inexhaustible Intention Bodhisattva rose from his seat, uncovered his right shoulder, placed his palms together, and facing the Buddha, said
Same as last year, Keiko Harada is organizing a Japanese Calligraphy Workshop. Therefore, if you are a calligraphy practitioner or just an occasional “consumer”
Dharma (Sanskrit) or dhamma (Pali) is a word buddhists use very often. It is the second gem of the Three Jewels – Buddha, Dharma, Sangha.
The growth in Chan (Zen) toward an established place in Chinese life began to consolidate under the Fourth Ancestor, Dayi Daoxin, whose life spanned the
The Way is originally perfect and all-pervading. What need is there for practice and realization? The Dharma vehicle is rolling freely. Why should we exhaust our effort?
At each sesshin, there will be times when as tenso you would want to ‘sweeten’ the practice by offering dessert. Therefore, in this first article, we want
Zen Buddhism started in China as a combination of Buddhist religion and Taoist philosophy. The place where Zen Buddhism took strongest root, however, was
Sitting is the way to clarify the ground of experiences and to rest at ease in your Actual Nature. This is called “the display of the Original Face” and
The first centuries after Śākyamuni Buddha‘s death saw the rise of multiple schools of thought and teacher lineages within the Buddhist community as it
Q: What is the most important thing in the martial arts? T.D. Breathing. What condition are you in below the navel? I don’t mean your sexual organs!