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    Zen Teaching of Instantaneous Awakening

    A Classic Zen text written in the 8th century by Hui Hai. He was a student of Ma-tsu and from the same line as Hui Neng, Huang Po and Rinzai (Lin-chi).

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    Ajahn Sumedho urges us to trust in awareness and find out for ourselves what it is to experience genuine liberation from mental anguish and suffering.

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    The Short Prajnaparamita Texts were composed in India between 100 BC and AD 600. They contain some of the most well known Buddhist texts such as The Perfection of Wisdom in 700 Lines, The Heart Sutra, and The Diamond Sutra.

  • Fingers and Moons, by Trevor Leggett

    Trevor Leggett points to the truth beyond words, beyond explanations and methods.

  • Experience Beyond Thinking: Practical Guide to Buddhist Meditation. An easy to follow guide to Buddhist meditation and the reflections of an ordinary practitioner. Used as a guide by meditation groups.

    An easy to follow guide to Buddhist meditation.

  • Understanding Karma and Rebirth A Buddhist Perspective

    Meditations and exercises to help us understand karma and rebirth and to live from the unborn moment.

  • The Old Zen Master by Trevor Leggett

    Stories, parables, and examples pointing to the spiritual implications of practical events in daily life.

  • Teachings of a Buddhist Monk

    Modern practical teachings from an American monk living within one of the oldest Buddhist traditions.

Zen monks from Hosshin-ji on Takuhatsu

Monks in Obama on Dana

Zen monks from Hosshin-ji going on Takuhatsu

(Dana or alms round) in Obama Japan.

Short film about 7mins.

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3 Responses

  1. If an aesthetic, wonder what would happen if more of us came into it. There! Another mall going down! There! Another! And another! Another! And the gentle earth sighed gently again.

  2. Thank you for posting this. When I did this practice I noticed how the quiet of winter would settle into body/mind after hours of walking around town ringing the bell. Challenging and beautiful. By the way, the temple name in English is spelled “Hosshinji.”

  3. Is good to see things from this perspective. It expands your mind usually we bump into things an blur our vision of truth. the facts of life are not the truth. a fact is impermanent, truth is not

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