Zen Mind Beginner's Mind by Shunryu Suzuki-roshi conveys the mind, spirit, and heart of Zen in a friendly, accessible way that deepens as you grow in your practice. Disarmingly simple, poetic, and profound.
Branching Streams Flow in the Darkness by Shunryu Suzuki-roshi reveals the insight, humor, and intimacy with Zen that made Suzuki Roshi so influential as a teacher. Suzuki Roshi's gentle wisdom shines through these intimate talks on the Sandokai.
No Beginning, No End by Jakusho Kwong-roshi. The Intimate Heart of Zen.
Not Always So by Shunryu Suzuki-roshi. Practicing the True Spirit of Zen. Suzuki voices Zen in everyday language, with humor and good-heartedness.
6 CDS / 7.5 HOURS
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a poetic reflection from an awakened
insight, the 13th-century Zen master
Keizan Jokin wrote: Most people
want to have pure clarity, but sweep
as you will, you cannot empty the mind. In
Breath Sweeps Mind, Jakusho Kwong presents
his inspired response to this Zen teaching
to offer you an everyday Zen that
you can practice right now.
Recorded live at Sonoma Mountain Zen Center in California, Breath Sweeps Mind is a complete 12-session curriculum of Dharma talks you can revisit time and again. With over 40 years of traditional Zen practice, Jakusho Kwong exemplifies the presence of an authentic roshi (Zen teacher) sometimes serious, sometimes playful, and always fully open to the experience at hand. Join him for a refreshing and easily accessible transmission of Zen practice to help you turn your radiance inward, and bring the gifts of wisdom, love, and compassion to yourself, your family and friends, and all of society.
Step-by-step guidance in the art of zazen, including natural unshu breathing
Engaging with emotions and physical pain
Why delusion is inseparable from enlightenment
The true meaning of emptiness
Nemitsu nokafu: the spirit behind enlightened Zen action
How to cultivate the natural composure of samadhi
Instruction in the cosmic mudra for upright sitting
Bowing practice as the true fruit of Zen
Subject vs. Object: how to view the world in nondual terms
The root of all struggle and how to transcend it
How fear leads to truth
Lessons in kinhin: slow walking practice
The physical body and the unseen body
More than seven hours of Zen teachings, stories, and poetry plus a detailed glossary of terms