Buddhism

Taking the Path of Zen
There is a fine art to presenting complex ideas with simplicity and insight, in a manner that both guides and inspires. In Taking the Path of Zen Robert Aitken presents the practice, lifestyle, rationale, and ideology of Zen Buddhism with...

17.08.2015

The Essential Dogen
Eihei Dogen (1200–1253), founder of the Soto School of Zen Buddhism, is one of the greatest religious, philosophical, and literary geniuses of Japan. His writings have been studied by Zen students for centuries, particularly his masterwork,...

23.10.2016

Zen Mountain Monastery Liturgy Manual
In Zen liturgy we manifest that which is known to us intuitively as a tangible reality. This book is a collection of chants used during services and ceremonies at Zen Mountain Monastery. A chapter by Abbot John Daido Loori anchors the book and...

24.09.2017

Classics of Buddhism and Zen, Volume 5
Volume Five of Classics of Buddhism and Zen represents the broad spectrum of Cleary's interest in Buddhism—from Buddhist yoga and the Chinese Buddhist perspective on the I Ching to the most basic and universally loved of the...

23.04.2015

Bringing the Sacred to Life
Zen rituals—such as chanting, bowing, lighting incense before the Buddha statue—are ways of recognizing the sacredness in all of life. A ritual is simply a deliberate and focused moment that symbolizes the care with which we should be approaching...

30.03.2013

Zen Ritual
When books about Zen Buddhism began appearing in Western languages just over a half-century ago, there was no interest whatsoever in the role of ritual in Zen. Indeed, what attracted Western readers' interest was the Zen rejection of ritual. The...

01.03.2015

The Eight Gates of Zen
This accessible introduction to the philosophy and practice of Zen Buddhism includes a program of study that encompasses practically every aspect of life. The American Zen teacher John Daido Loori shows us that Zen practice should include not only...

28.04.2014

Zen Ritual
When books about Zen Buddhism began appearing in Western languages just over a half-century ago, there was no interest whatsoever in the role of ritual in Zen. Indeed, what attracted Western readers' interest was the Zen rejection of ritual. The...

19.07.2016

Treasury of the True Dharma Eye
This monumental work is considered to be one of the most profound expressions of Zen wisdom ever put on paper, and also the outstanding literary and philosophical work of Japan. It is a collection of essays by Eihei Dogen (1200–1253),...

19.10.2013

The World of Zen
The first comprehensive anthology of writings of Zen that presents both Eastern and Western sources. Illustrated.

03.05.2016

The Koan
Koans are enigmatic spiritual formulas used for religious training in the Zen Buddhist tradition. Arguing that our understanding of the koan tradition has been extremely limited, contributors to this collection examine previously unrecognized...

30.04.2014

Essays in Zen Buddhism, Second Series
D.T. Suzuki was the greatest ambassador of Zen Buddhism to the West in the twentieth century. In this collection of his most important essays he explores the history of Buddhism, the daily life of a Zen monk and the path to enlightenment. Essays on...

12.10.2017

Treasury of the True Dharma Eye
Treasury of the True Dharma Eye (Shobo Genzo, in Japanese) is a monumental work, considered to be one of the profoundest expressions of Zen wisdom ever put on paper, and also the most outstanding literary and philosophical work of...

03.02.2013

Introduction to Zen Buddhism/A Manual of Zen Buddhism
Daisetsu (also written Daisetz) Teitaro Suzuki (鈴木大拙) was a Japanese author of books and essays on Buddhism, Zen and Shin that were instrumental in spreading interest in both Zen and Shin (and Far Eastern philosophy in...

14.03.2018