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The Art of Meditation in Motion

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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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Author Videos

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

The Blue-Cliff Record | David Hinton | Mountain Cloud Zen Center (Hybrid)

The Blue-Cliff Record | David Hinton | Mountain Cloud Zen Center (Hybrid)

Thursday, July 11, 2024 | 5:30 PM Mountain Time | Mountain Cloud Zen Center (in-person + online)

Japanese Zen Aesthetics | Enkyo Roshi and Mitsue Nagase | Village Zendo (Hybrid)

Japanese Zen Aesthetics | Enkyo Roshi and Mitsue Nagase | Village Zendo (Hybrid)

Sunday, July 14, 2024 | 9:30 AM Eastern Time | Village Zendo (NYC + online)

The Intimate Way of Zen | James Ishmael Ford | Zen Peacemakers (Online)

The Intimate Way of Zen | James Ishmael Ford | Zen Peacemakers (Online)

Thursday, July 25, 2024 | Noon Eastern Time | Online

The Intimate Way of Zen | James Ishmael Ford with Dr. Chris Hoff | Book Soup (West Hollywood, CA)

The Intimate Way of Zen | James Ishmael Ford with Dr. Chris Hoff | Book Soup (West Hollywood, CA)

Wednesday, July 31, 2024 | 7:00 PM Pacific Time | Book Soup (West Hollywood, CA)

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

Online Courses

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

No Beginning, No End: An Excerpt from Wait by Cuong Lu

No Beginning, No End: An Excerpt from Wait by Cuong Lu

An Excerpt from Wait By Cuong Lu...

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Two Arrows: An Excerpt from Being with Dying

Two Arrows: An Excerpt from Being with Dying

An Excerpt from Being with Dying By Joan Halifax...

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An Excerpt from Three Years on the Great Mountain

A Selection from Chapter 13 Excerpted from Three Years on the Great Mountain By Cristina Moon...

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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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