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Steve Hagen

Steve Hagen is a Zen priest, a longtime teacher of Buddhism, and the author of Buddhism Plain and Simple (Charles E. Tuttle, October 1997) and How the World Can Be the Way It Is: An Inquiry for the New Millennium into Science, Philosophy, and Perception (Quest Books, September 1995).

Hagen began studying Buddhism in 1967 and in 1975 became a student of Katagiri Roshi. He was ordained a Zen priest by Katagiri Roshi in 1979. Hagen later studied with Buddhist teachers in Asia and Europe. In 1989, he received Dharma transmission (endorsement to teach) from Katagiri Roshi.

Hagen lives in Minneapolis, where he lectures, teaches meditation, and leads retreats. He is currently the head teacher at Dharma Field Meditation and Learning Center in Minneapolis.

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  1. You Have to Say Something

    You Have to Say Something

    Manifesting Zen Insight

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    • Dainin Katagiri
    • edited by
    • Steve Hagen
    Dainin Katagiri (1928–1990) was a central figure in the transmission of Zen in America. His first book, Returning to Silence, emphasized the need to return to our original, enlightened state of being, and became one of the classics of Zen in America. In You Have to Say Something, selections from his talks have been collected to address another key theme of Katagiri's teaching: that of bringing… Read More

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  2. You Have to Say Something

    You Have to Say Something

    Manifesting Zen Insight

    • by
    • Dainin Katagiri
    • edited by
    • Steve Hagen
    Dainin Katagiri (1928–1990) was a central figure in the transmission of Zen in America. His first book, Returning to Silence, emphasized the need to return to our original, enlightened state of being, and became one of the classics of Zen in America. In You Have to Say Something, selections from his talks have been collected to address another key theme of Katagiri's teaching: that of bringing… Read More

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