Meditation Zen Buddhism
Jundo Cohen is a Soto Zen teacher and founder of the all-digital Treeleaf Zendo. He is the author of The Zen Master’s Dance: A Guide to Understanding Dogen and Who You Are in the Universe (October, 2020) and co-host of The Zen of Everything podcast.
Is it possible—and necessary—to incorporate Zen monastic practices into our everyday lives? A Zen priest shares his advice.
Personal Reflections Compassion
What Do I, One Buddhist, Have to Offer?
A Zen priest reflects on the greatest gift he can offer others during times of great suffering.
Teachings Zen Buddhism
Shikantaza and the Morning Star
It’s not easy, but freeing "just sitting" from comparison and goals is the right way to realize this Zen practice.
Where Samadhi and Radical Goallessness Meet
A teacher explains how “just sitting,” the core practice of Soto Zen Buddhism, makes space for breath practices and concentration.
The Teaching of Ho-i: Each Dharma Dwells in Its Own Position
Abstract as it sounds, this Soto Zen concept summons insight into and liberation from one’s experience of the world.
The Koan of Zazen Sailing
Sailing for sailing’s sake, sitting for sitting’s sake, the wind in our zazen sails.
The Backwards Wisdom of Shikantaza
Radical acceptance of what is changes how we experience life.
Mind as Mirror
The mirror’s light and clarity holds and reflects the shapes of whatever comes.
A Zen Priest in Ukraine Says He Needs to Connect with His Sangha Now More Than Ever
Meet Kaidō Washin Tsarenko, a Zen priest in Odessa, Ukraine
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