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And how does a monk live contemplating the body in the body? Herein, monks, a monk, having gone to the … History Resources The Practice Chöd and Dzogchen
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The Practice Archives – The Zen Universe
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There are a plethora of things that one might do/see/experience/understand while attending a sesshin. However, I wanted to extract just … Exercises of
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If you are a poet, you will see clearly that there is a cloud floating in this sheet of paper. … Books Resources The Practice Zen by Roy Melvyn (Author)
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Masters Archives – The Zen Universe
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Excerpts from To you by Sawaki Kôdô Rôshi * Translated from Japanese by Jesse Haasch and Muhô. The complete book … Masters Mondo Stories Zen *by Norman
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A person who discovers the direction of his life in zazen, who vows and at the same time lives by …   *Excerpt from the book Opening the Hand of Thought by
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Tripitaka – The Zen Universe
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The Tripitaka is a collection of holy writings organized into three collections or baskets to include the rules for monastics (The Vinaya), the actual
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From ancient time, all traditions have set up “paths” of spiritual development.  The Zen Oxherding Pictures show the passage from initiation
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Anattā – The Zen Universe
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ANATTĀ – THE NOT-SELF CHARACTERISTIC Buddha said: “Physical form, monks, is transient, and whatever is transient is unsatisfactory; whatever is unsatisfactory
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Taisen Deshimaru – The Zen Universe
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Taisen Deshimaru (Yasuo was his given first name) was born in on November 20, 1914, near the town of Saga, on the isle of Kyushu. His mother was a fervent
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Kimono – The Zen Universe
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The kimono is representative of Japan’s culture and heritage, and there are different types of kimono worn to complement every season and occasion.
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