Zen

Zen Teaching of Instantaneous Awakening

This eighth-century classic is a complete translation of Hui Hai’s teachings. He was one of the early Chan/Zen masters (along with Ma Tsu and Huang Po) following on from Hui Neng, the Sixth Patriarch.

Hui Hai: “What do you suppose is not the Buddha? Point it out to me!”…

Zen in the Park, by Arthur Braverman

During my stay at Antaiji I came into contact with five teachers of Zen. Three, I met, and two I learned of through their heirs and their writings. All of these teachers were, in some capacity, connected with Antaiji, a small poor temple in Kyoto…