These documents are central texts on the Zen Buddhist tradition.
- Affirming Faith In Mind The Great Way is not difficult for those who do not pick and choose.
- Chao-chou's Dog A monk asked Chao-chou, “Has the dog Buddha nature or not?”
- Dictionary of Zen and Buddhist Terms
- Faith and Fellowship Let us liberate ourselves from our chains of past revenge and sore bitterness
- Four Great Vows Great Vows For All
- Fukanzazengi Universally recommended instructions for zazen
- Glossary to the Diamond Sutra A glossary of terms found in the text of the Diamond Sutra
- How to Practice One way of meditation practice is consistently cutting off random, irrelevant thoughts, thereby protecting yourself from delusions.
- How to Sit (Zazen) Sitting zazen with our eyes focused on the hard wood floor, the polish reflects the falling snow outside the window
- Index to the Diamond Sutra Chapter index to the Diamond Sutra
- Lineage from "Transmission of Light"
Regarding Our Faith
Concerning studying, what Bodhisattvas throughout the Three Different Times have studied together is This particular mind.
Suffering is not real in its nature,
only arising when thought arises.
- Sandōkai Grasping at phenomena is the source of delusion; uniting with the absolute falls short of awakening
- The Dance of Affinity Students come to practice Zen Buddhism with questions, basically “Why?”
- The Diamond Cutter Sutra How should men and women who set out on the Bodhisattva Path progress, and how should they control their thoughts?
- The Four Noble Truths Life is suffering
- The Heart of the Prajna Paramita Sutra The title of The Heart Sutra appears to refer to the use of perfect wisdom (prajnaparamita) to cleanse error from the heart (hridaya).
- The Heart Sutra in Buddhist Sanskrit The title of The Heart Sutra appears to refer to the use of perfect wisdom (prajnaparamita) to cleanse error from the heart (hridaya).
- The Sound of One Hand What is the Sound of the Single Hand?
- Thousand Hands Sutra We bow to the great bodhisattva of compassion who hears the suffering sounds of the world
- Torei Zenji: Bodhisattva's Vow I am only a simple disciple, but I offer these respectful words…
True Prayer: Why We Bow and Chant
While everyone prays without rest,
Standing or sitting, it’s always together.
If you don’t believe this; watch it carefully!
What is talking now all this time?
- Venerable Master Kyung-Ho's Inspirational Talk It is no small thing for a man to become a Bhiku. A man does not become a Bhiku to eat and dress well. Rather, he wants to be free from life and death by accomplishing Buddhahood