During mondo, somebody asked: „You always say strong, strong, strong.” Strong decision! In history, the monk Tosui is an example of a strong decision of
Śūnyatā is a Sanskrit noun that derives from the adj. sūnya – ‘void’, Suññatā (Pāli; adj. suñña), Ku (Japanese), Śūnyatā holds the semantic field of “emptiness”
KAN JI ZAI BO SA GYO- JIN HAN-NYA HA RA MI TA JI Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva, while meditating deeply in the Prajñaparamita, SHO- KEN GO ON KAI KU- DO IS-SAI KU YAKU.
THE FIRST ANCESTOR, One day, the World-honoured One offered up a flower with a twinkle in His eye; Mahakasyapa’s
Cetasika = Ceta + s + ika is translated as “mental factors”, “mental states”, “mental events”, “concomitants of consciousness”, “mental concomitants”
The Shōbōgenzō is the well recognized spiritual masterpiece of the Japanese Soto Zen Master, Eihei Dogen. It contains discourses that he gave to his disciples
In meditation, the Five Hindrances can be seen as the major forces in the mind that hinder our ability to see clearly or become concentrated, preventing
The kimono is representative of Japan’s culture and heritage, and there are different types of kimono worn to complement every season and occasion.
The lotus flower symbol has deep, mythic meaning for many cultures. The lotus blossom has been revered, attributed to deities, and meditated on for thousands of years.
Anekāntavāda meaning ”non-absolutism” or “many-sidedness” or ”theory of several assertions” refers to the principles of pluralism and multiplicity of viewpoints