18-th of May 1904, the year of the dragon and the 37th year in the reign of Emperor Meiji, Shunryu Suzuki is born at Shogan-ji temple. Shunryu Suzuki was
Already in 1283, Master Dogen, the founder of the Soto Zen School, wrote a cookbook – a very practical manual of Instructions for the Zen Cook – in which
The term chakras or ‘cakras’ is sometimes translated as ‘channel-wheels’ or `cycles` The chakras are energy centers associated with particular parts of
Satipaṭṭhāna Sutta is one of the most popular sutta in the Pali Canon. English translations of the title include: “The Arousing of Mindfulness Discourse”
*by Norman Fischer (originally published at Buddhadharma Magazine – Spring 2014.) From the beginning, Norman Fischer never had much use for Zen teachers—and
Is been a long time since I first got at Hoboji, one of the main Zen temples in the Eastern Europe. I went there for one of the four Ango periods, or sommerlager
Drikata or Dhrtaka or Dhītika is the fifth patriarch of the twenty-eight Indian patriarch of Buddhism. Drikata is best known for having converted
More than fifty years have gone by since the death of Sawaki Rōshi, a leading figure in the world of Zen who was active from the twenties to 1965.
You can’t even trade a single fart with the next guy. Each and every one of us has to live out his own life. Don’t waste time thinking about who’s most talented.