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The Art of Meditation in Motion

Still Running
Still Running
The Art of Meditation in Motion

On a cool spring morning, a Zen teacher and his student are going for a walk. The last traces of snow have melted from the ground, and tiny buds are beginning to show on the tips of the cherry branches. Bundled in their robes, master and disciple walk easily as the day slowly grows warmer. Their walk leads...

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Spreadin Out the Vision

Join Meido Moore, author of Hidden Zen, in this practice of spreading out your vision! When we do so, whole new worlds of living detail and movement open for us. We begin to feel again that we are part of the space surrounding us rather than isolated within ourselves.

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Mindfulness in Zen

An excerpt from Dr. Sarah Shaw's book Mindfulness: Where it Comes from and Why it Matters. This book explores the Buddhist heart of Mindfulness and is a welcome antidote to the commodification of what is an essential practice and support for so many other Buddhist meditation techniques. It explores how Mindfulness is understood, presented, and practiced in very different way across multiple Buddhist traditions and will be welcome reading or listening by all who find it.

Author Events

Illumination | Rebecca Li | Dharma Drum Mountain

Illumination | Rebecca Li | Dharma Drum Mountain

Sunday, March 10, 2024 | 6:00 PM Pacific Time | Dharma Drum Mountain (Fremont, CA)

Illumination | Rebecca Li | San Francisco Dharma Collective

Illumination | Rebecca Li | San Francisco Dharma Collective

Thursday, March 14, 2024 | 7:00 PM Pacific Time | San Francisco Dharma Collective

Buddhist Society Summer School 2024

Buddhist Society Summer School 2024

aturday 24th August 2024 through to Saturday August 31st | The Royal Agricultural University , Cotswolds, UK

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Heart of the Brush

Heart of the Brush

Kazuaki Tanahashi is a renowned calligraphic artist and teacher who works with hundreds of students throughout the world each year. In this online workshop, you can study with him up close, as he guides you in exploring the wondrous world of brush calligraphy.

Taught By: Kazuaki Tanahashi

The Heart Sutra

The Heart Sutra

One of the most beloved scriptures of Mahayana Buddhism, the Heart Sutra is chanted daily around the world in dozens of languages by millions of practitioners. For Zen Buddhists—and many others—the sutra expresses the nature of reality in ways both profound and paradoxical. In this online course, Kazuaki Tanahashi and Roshi Joan Halifax collaboratively explore the depths of the sutra’s teaching through talks, chanting, readings, and group discussions.

Taught By: Joan Halifax & Kazuaki Tanahashi

Articles on Zen Buddhism

Illuminating the Mind to See One’s Nature: The Root of Taoist Inner Practice

Illuminating the Mind to See One’s Nature: The Root of Taoist Inner Practice

Illuminating the Mind to See One's Nature: The Root of Taoist Inner Practice An Excerpt from Taoist Inner Alchemy...

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Women in Buddhism

Women in Buddhism

Women in Buddhism Throughout history women have played a vital role in the preservation and presentation of Buddhism. The Buddha himself expressed deep respect for his mother and as several contemp...

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Zen and Chan Books in 2023

See our other Year in Review Guides: Zen and Chan | Tibetan Buddhism | More in Buddhism Yoga | Kids Books...

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Kazuaki Tanahashi: A Guide for Readers

Kazuaki Tanahashi: A Guide for Readers

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