The foundation of the Soto Zen School’s teachings is zazen. This originated with Shakyamuni Buddha who devoted himself to the practice of zazen and subsequently attained enlightenment. “Zen” refers to seeing into and discerning the truth of the way things are, then harmonizing the mind to properly correspond with that understanding. It is also to maintain the harmony of body, breath, and mind by sitting in a stable position with a focused mind.
One hundred years ago, a small Zen group was born in the city of Los Angeles on November 20, 1922 after the pandemic of the Spanish flu had been... read more
Dharma Talk by Rev. Eido Carney, Olympia Zen Center - Ryoko-an, Olympia, WA. Dharma talk topic is “Secret Place of Practice.” Dharma Talk by Rev. Eido Carneyhttps://www.facebook.com/SotoZenBuddhismNorthAmerica/videos/395764752682600 Olympia Zen Center - Ryoko-an 3248... read more
Dharma Talk by Rev. Tesshin Silverman, Yorktown Zen, Mohegan Lake, NY. Dharma talk topic is “Zen Laughter.” Dharma Talk by Rev. Tesshin Silverman Yorktown Zen1698 Strawberry Road, Mohegan Lake, NY 10547 firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.yorktownzen.org/ read more