Buddhism in General

Zen-related expressions from people other than Roshi, Shozan and local contributors

No Part Left Out

Watching the moon at dawn, solitary, mid-sky, I knew myself completely: no part left out. -Poem by Izumi Shikibu (974-1034) from The Enlightened Heart, Stephen Mitchell (Ed.), Harper & Row ,1989. Shikibu’s experience is not one of looking at the…

Zazen on Ching-t’ing Mountain

The birds have vanished down the sky Now the last cloud drains away. We sit together the mountain and I, until only the mountain remains. the poet Li Po (translated by Sam Hamill)

Sasaki Roshi

We wish to express our gratitude to Kyozan Joshu Sasaki, who is now in his 103rd year and continues to teach us through Dai-sesshin practice. Thank you Roshi.

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