Zen Master DogenDogen (12001253) is known as the founder of the Japanese Soto Zen sect.
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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… Read More
The Four Ways of Knowing
Kensho is the Zen experience of waking up to one’s own true nature—of understanding oneself to be not different from the Buddha-nature that pervades all existence. The Japanese Zen Master Hakuin (1689–1769) considered the experience to be essential. In his… 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… 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
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Dogen (12001253) is known as the founder of the Japanese Soto Zen sect.