The sparseness of line to create a body covered in fabric, plus the indication of a baldheaded profile...genius!

The Zen Art of Focusing on One Task at a Time – Complete More in Less Time!

Oryoki (The Practice of the Soto Zen Eating Bowl) + Instructions for the Tenzo by Dogen

Oryoki (The Practice of the Soto Zen Eating Bowl) + Instructions for the Tenzo by Dogen

I don't know of clear examples in my own experience of teachers being adept in this skill. Rinzai teachers probably have a unique opportunity for triggering ...

Buddha’s Meditation and its Variants 14


On Psychology Today I found this zen joke by Neel Burton which I thought would be fun to share with you: Four monks are meditating in a monastery when, all of

Sanctuary,Soto Zen Temple - Honolulu,Hawaii

Sanctuary,Soto Zen Temple - Honolulu,Hawaii

STUFF OF THOUGHT...  'Flow with whatever may happen and let your mind be free... ' Isn't this the ultimate dream of each of us...? Reaching that level of consciousness, with total acceptance of whatever you might be doing. Total acceptance of the emotions you might be going through... Reach the level, where you can accept that life is an experience with good and bad moments, and where you can accept these good moments as well as the bad moments, considering it as an experience...

The planet does not need more successful people. Our planet needs more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers and lovers of all kinds. ~ The Dalai Lama

Heaven and Earth give themselves. Air, water, plants, animals, and humans give themselves to each other. It is in this giving-themselves-to-each-other that we actually live. Whether you appreciate it or not, it is true. –Kodo Sawaki Yes! Follow parabola-magazine.

Kodo Sawaki (沢木 興道, one of the most prominent Japanese Soto Zen teachers of the century.