Millions of people today are fascinated by Zen, even though Zen teaches them to believe in “nothing” and that everything is illusory and impermanent.
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V X Y Z _______________________ A Āchārya – Sanskrit for ‘teacher’; in Zen monasteries, a polite form of address
One day Tokusan went down toward the dining room, holding his bowls. Seppõ met him and asked, “Where are you off … Twenty monks and one nun, who was named
For many people Zen could be anything but fun. However, that’s not the case for Carlos Valencia and Diego Otero … The seventh illustration continues with
Mumonkan, Mu Mun Kwan, Wu Men Kuan, Wu-men kuan, Wu-men-kuan, Wumenguan (Gateless Gate, Gate of Gatelessness) represents a collection of 48 koans, compiled
The basic story speaks about the relationship between a hermit monk and an orphan left in his charge. Together they care for a temple in the middle
A monk asked Joshu, “Has a dog the Buddha Nature?” Joshu answered, “Mu.” In order to master Zen, you must pass the barrier of the patriarchs.
Boundless wind and moon – the eye within eyes, Inexhaustible heaven and earth – the light beyond light The willow dark, the flower bright – ten thousand houses;
Case Seizei said to Sozan, “Seizei is utterly destitute. Will you give him support?” Sozan called out, “Seizei!” Seizei responded, “Yes, sir!