Books Archives – The Zen Universe

masaaki-komori-628157-unsplash-330x230-8100407 A person who discovers the direction of his life in zazen, who vows and at the same time lives by … uchiyama-sawaki-323x230-7313183   *Excerpt from the book Opening the Hand of Thought by Kosho Uchiyama   Satori and Zen seem to have such an … kosho-uchiyama-2-330x230-9014255 *Excerpt from the book Opening the Hand of Thought by Kosho Uchiyama   One day at Antaiji, I received a visit from … uchiyama-330x230-1854570

  • Books Masters The Practice Zen

by Daitsu Tom Wright*   *extract of the book  Opening the Hand of Thought by Kōshō Uchiyama        One of … product_thumbnail-247x230-6963832

  • Books Resources The Practice Zen

by Roy Melvyn (Author) – excerpt of the book Zazen, Shikantaza and the Soto Tradition of Dogen   Some people think … santoka1-240x230-2466680 Santoka is considered a unique proponent of “free-style” haiku poetry, a mode that abandoned much of the customary form and … satipattana-sutra-330x230-7450980 And how does a monk live contemplating the body in the body? Herein, monks, a monk, having gone to the … dhammapada-330x230-3478555 In this world wrapped in the darkness of its great ignorance, The blessed Dhamma’s bright lamp He lit, Aglow with … dharma-wheel-xx-330x230-6391537

  • Books History The Practice

Cakkavattisihanāda Sutta is also known as The Discourse on the Lion-roar of the Wheel-turner. This Sutra is an important early … uji-dance_of_time-330x230-5711357 The Zen master (Yueh-shan) says: “Standing on the peak of a high mountain is uji. Diving to the bottom of …