Zen Master DogenDogen (12001253) is known as the founder of the Japanese Soto Zen sect.
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Writings of the Great Zen Master
Eihei Dogen (1200–1253), founder of the Soto School of Zen Buddhism, is one of the greatest religious, philosophical, and literary geniuses of Japan. His writings have been studied by Zen students for centuries, particularly his masterwork, Shobo Genzo or Treasury… Read More
From the Zen Kitchen to Enlightenment
In the thirteenth century, Zen master Dogen—perhaps the most significant of all Japanese philosophers, and the founder of the Japanese Soto Zen sect—wrote a practical manual of Instructions for the Zen Cook. In drawing parallels between preparing meals for the… Read More
Zen Master Dogen's Shobo Genzo
Treasury of the True Dharma Eye (Shobo Genzo, in Japanese) is a monumental work, considered to be one of the profoundest expressions of Zen wisdom ever put on paper, and also the most outstanding literary and philosophical work of Japan.… Read More
A Guide to Zen Meditation
Spiritual practice is not some kind of striving to produce enlightenment, but an expression of the enlightenment already inherent in all things: Such is the Zen teaching of Dogen Zenji (12001253) whose profound writings have been studied and revered… Read More
Zen Master Dogen's Three Hundred Koans
A collection of three hundred koans compiled by Eihei Dogen, the thirteenth-century founder of Soto Zen in Japan, this book presents readers with a uniquely contemporary perspective on his profound teachings and their relevance for modern Western practitioners of Zen.… Read More
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Dogen (12001253) is known as the founder of the Japanese Soto Zen sect.