Kazuaki Tanahashi

Kazuaki Tanahashi

Kazuaki Tanahashi, a Japanese-trained calligrapher, is the pioneer of the genre of “one stroke painting” as well as the creator of multicolor enso (Zen circles). His brushwork has been shown in solo exhibitions in galleries, museums, and universities all over the world. Tanahashi has edited several books of Dogen’s writings and is also the author of Brush Mind.

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ARTICLES

A Walk with Dogen into Our Time

Peter Levitt’s introduction to The Essential Dogen In 1954 poet Allen Ginsberg wrote a poem called “Song” that acknowledges the weight of our human circumstance and suf­fering in a particular and somewhat unusual way. I believe it may also provide a gateway to the following...
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About Kazuaki Tanahashi: An Interview with Roshi Joan Halifax

Shambhala: How long have you known Kaz? Roshi Joan: I met Kaz in the mid 1980s when we invited him and other artists to the Ojai Foundation with Thich Nhat Hanh. I felt an instant connection with him, and since that time we have collaborated on many projects and have become good friends and allies...
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EVENTS

Miracle of Each Moment: Inspiration from the Teachings of Zen Master Dogen

November 25–26, 2017 | 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. | Santa Fe, nm

A weekend workshop with Kazuaki Tanahashi and Henry Shukman at Mountain Cloud Zen Center. November 25–26, 2017 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. each day (lunch provided) Cost: $130 Join us for meditation, dharma talks, discussion, and demonstrations of calligraphy, all inspired by Master Dogen’s...

ROHATSU: One and Many with Roshi Enkyo O'Hara, Roshi Joan Halifax, and Sensei Kaz Tanahashi

December 1–8, 2017 | Santa Fe, nm

Rohatsu Sesshin marks the enlightenment of the Buddha. It is a powerful gathering of practitioners and friends who are dedicated to realizing the way. Roshis Joan Halifax and Enkyo O’Hara, and Sensei Kaz Tanahashi explore the enlightenment of the Buddha, the story and its meaning in our lives...