Zen Links – Dogen & Shobogenzo Online Resources

Links to some online resources related to Zen Master Eihei Dogen (1200 – 1253) Online Shobogenzo – 95 Chapter Version, translated by Gudo Nishijima & Mike (Chodo) Cross Online Shobogenzo – 96 Chapter Version, translated by Rev. Hubert Nearman Shobogenzo Comparison Table of the 95, 96, and 75 Chapter Versions [A table comparison of the Read More …

Book Review: Hidden Buddhas, by Liza Dalby, author of Geisha and The Tale of Murasaki

Liza Dalby’s latest novel, Hidden Buddhas, is the kind of book that is nearly impossible to put down—two Buddhist priests, a beautiful but troubled artist, an American grad student, and a half-Japanese child are brought to life in this masterful story of suspense, mystery, intrigue and romance. Hidden Buddhas is more than a compelling, page-turning Read More …

DVD Players and the art of Zen

After a long talk, David asked, “What do you mean by ‘the pure and clear, luminous awareness that does not discriminate’?” Louie Wing said, “When you entangle yourself with ideas, concepts, and views, the pure and clear, luminous awareness and its manifestations are misperceived as separate entities; that is discrimination. All of the myriad things Read More …