Tag Archive for Kyozan Joshu Sasaki Roshi

Beginning Zen Practice


This is a teisho on beginning Zen practice by Joshu Sasaki Roshi given on Feb. 3, 1974 at Cimarron Zen Center in Los Angeles. Transcribed from a handout in our Zendo.

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…

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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