To study the Buddha way is to study the self.
To study the self is to forget the self.
To forget the self is to be enlightened by all things.
~Dogen Zenji

Dharma Talks - Zazen Shin

Basics of Zen Practice

Zazen Shin
(Anne Seisen Saunders, Roshi)
Recorded on April 1, 2013 - October 13, 2013

Treasury of the Eye of the True Dharma, Book 12 "Lancet of Zazen"

Once, when the Great Master Hongdao of Yueshan was sitting
[in meditation], a monk asked him,
"What are you thinking of, [sitting there] so fixedly?"
The master answered, "I'm thinking of not thinking."
The monk asked, "How do you think of not thinking?"
The Master answered, "Nonthinking." Read More >

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