Category Archives: Zen

Contemplating the mystery – Part 1

The various ways and amount of suffering in this mind-realm is beyond the understanding of any sentient being. Were it not so, beholding the inevitable pain of such a burning house, all sentients would swiftly strive to know the light … Continue reading

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The Secret Golden Light of the Unborn

The inspiration for this series dawned one day while recollecting an earlier episode in my life as a young man who had been living for three-years in the urban-wildness of South Florida. It was a deeply transitional time in the … Continue reading

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Being of a Single Mind – One-pointedness (Zen) is attained

Let not the appearance of these words fool you,  yet do not wander off from the context at hand. Being One in Spirit (will) and of One Mind is to be of a Single Mind in a here and now … Continue reading

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The mind of 84,000 hooks.

This is the sole gospel of Mara, the Evil One, so pay careful attention; Within each seed granted your self, there is a promise of a beautiful flower. One of completeness and bliss or even vengeance and destruction. In the … Continue reading

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New Bookshelf in Operation

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Special Thank-you to Tozen and our webmaster, Jure Kralj, for our new operational Bookshelf link–on top far right (Bookself new). Tozen is graciously supplying the books, and Jure’s fine efforts have the new plug-in up and working–it was his find … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Xinxin Ming: Song of the Truthful Mind (Third Zen Patriarch in China, Seng-ts’an)

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Our series on the Bhagavad Gita is on hiatus. Coming closer to home our new series on Seng-ts’an classic Ch’an Poem will now take center-stage. Perhaps no more singular-Ch’an text best breaks-down the core of all Ch’an teaching. As described … Continue reading

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Additional Library Files

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New Library Files from Tozen are now located in our Library Link above. Most of these are hard to find older editions. The Classic Dumoulin Complete History of Zen Buddhism is offered here in One Vol. VERY Hard to find. … Continue reading

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Homage to the Shining Ones

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Who are you? Who really knows you? No one of this world truly knows you. No one, except your own true self. Where is your true self? A spiritually endowed mind of promising light, sufficiently attuned to this jewel, without … Continue reading

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New Library Files

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Earlier today Tozen offered two indispensable gifts for any Ch’an Adept: They can be found in our Library-link above… Thank-you, Tozen! Read more […]

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Zen

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Zen [1] is the name of [unborn]Mind, and only through the purifying power of Zen can the mind [of a potential Buddha] fully recall itself, its true nature; which is Mind Unborn and no-thing else. The first mistake all beginners … Continue reading

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