Zen Form Zen Reality

Just at this moment of bowing in veneration, prajna is realized as explanations that can be understood: [explanations] from “precepts, balance, and wisdom,” to “saving sentient beings,” and so on. This state is described as being without. Explanations of the state of “being without” can thus be understood. Such is the profound, subtle, unfathomable prajna Read More …

Foreword to The Flatbed Sutra of Louie Wing by Ted Biringer

D. M. Gugich’s Foreword to The Flatbed Sutra of Louie Wing Foreword “I have a posie of other men’s flowers and nothing but the thread that binds them is my own.” So penned Montaigne, and deeply ingrained in my psyche are words, thoughts, and images bound of the thread of implicit universal meaning. They are Read More …

The Mind of the Way and Sagely Teachings

The Mind of the Way and Sagely Teachings The classic Zen literature not only advocates the need for ongoing study and intellectual effort, it exemplifies it. Nor is an accurate understanding of Buddhist doctrine and methodology a mere “expedient” for novices, a “provisional” technique or device that can be dispensed with by those that have Read More …