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Zen Patriarchs – Hongren – The Zen Universe
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Daman Hongren (Hong Ren or Hung-jen) was the well-known disciple of the Fourth Patriarch, Daoxin (Tao-hsin). He was the man history has given the title
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Brain – the Triune Theory – The Zen Universe
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It can be helpful to remember that the brain, this organ each of us carries inside our skull, is the product of 650 million years of evolution.
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Ikebana – a Japanese Flower Arrangement Art – The Zen Universe
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Ikebana or kado is the beautiful, often strikingly minimalist, Japanese flower arrangement art. Ikebana means “giving life to flowers” and kado translates
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Chakras and Buddhism – The Zen Universe
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The term chakras or ‘cakras’ is sometimes translated as ‘channel-wheels’ or `cycles` The chakras are energy centers associated with particular parts of
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Pele at the Temple – The Zen Universe
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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
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Podcast with Zen Master Myoken Bec – The Zen Universe
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Zen master Yvon Myoken Bec, founding abbot of Mokusho Zen House in Hungary and Romania, talks about the zen practise, specially about the breathing
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Sawaki Roshi – the “Homeless Kodo” – The Zen Universe
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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.
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The Bodhisattva Chronicles I – The Cucumber Sage
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Anyone who is familiar with Mahayana Buddhism, in general, and Soto Zen, in particular, is also familiar with the term Bodhisattva. 
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BASIC BUDDHIST PHILOSOPHICAL DOCTRINES – The Zen Universe
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”Buddhist philosophy refers to the philosophical investigations and systems of inquiry that developed among various Buddhist schools in India following
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History of Buddhism – The Councils – The Zen Universe
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The history of Buddhism religion dates back to the year 580 BC, which started with the birth of Buddha Siddhartha Gautama. Born in the Lumbini, Southern
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