Archive for February 2011

 Each of the Bodhisattvas may be seen as an archetype for a vital aspect of Buddhist Practice ... Manjushri Bodhisattva for Wisdom. Taigen Dan Leighton writes in FACES OF COMPASSIO...

We continue our series looking at THE GREATS AMONG THE GREAT BODHISATTVAS, inspired by the wonderful book FACES OF COMPASSION by Taigen Dan Leighton, highly recommended ...

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Koku 5

Dogen writes the following:

The migrating bird leaves no trace behind and does not need a guide

This freedom from form and attachment, from past ( trace) and future (guide), ...

Living Devil

For the next few "sit-a-longs", I'm going to revive a series from awhile back on WHATSA BODHISATTVA, looking a some of the greats ... Avalokiteśvara (Kannon), Samantabhadra and oth...

Koku 4

The Nishijima Cross translation goes as follows:

Daibutsu would like to tell Shakkyō the fol- lowing: “Before, when you grabbed Seidō’s nostrils, if you wanted to grasp space, y...

*Note* - This Audiocast contains a 30 minute dharma talk followed by 8 minutes of zazen.  For the full zazenkai, please visit the links below.

PLEASE NOTE THAT SOME KINHIN TIMES...