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ZEN SUTRAS

ZEN GITA:THE LIGHT OF ZEN Fleeting shadows,endless chase,nothing lost or found. Only a plunge withincan let you drinkof celestial fount. Enlightenment is but a stateof choice less awareness,it simply happens. Dawning of fullnessin centreof your existence. No ‘I-am-ness’no duality,a Sovereign. A full-blown lotuslight all-pervadingin silence enveloped. Deeper into your beingbehold:lotus turn into a lamp. No

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ZEN SUTRAS

ZEN GITA:THE LIGHT OF ZEN Fleeting shadows,endless chase,nothing lost or found. Only a plunge withincan let you drinkof celestial fount. Enlightenment is but a stateof choice less awareness,it simply happens. Dawning of fullnessin centreof your existence. No ‘I-am-ness’no duality,a Sovereign. A full-blown lotuslight all-pervadingin silence enveloped. Deeper into your beingbehold:lotus turn into a lamp. No

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THE CHINESE ZEN MASTERS ON TAO AND ZEN BUDDHISM

ON TAO AND ZEN BUDDHISMON BELIEVING IN MIND (SHINJIN−NO−MEI) There is a large mass of literature to be called especially Zen because of its style and terminology. Until the time of Hui−neng (Yeno in Japanese) and his immediate disciples, there was not much, as far as literary expressions were concerned, to distinguish treatises specifically on

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THE CHINESE ZEN MASTER YOKA DAISHI’S “SONG OF ENLIGHTENMENT”

YOKA DAISHI’S “SONG OF ENLIGHTENMENT” Historically, Zen Buddhism was introduced to China by an Indian monk called Bodhidharma during the South and North Dynasties, probably late in the fifth century. But it was not until the time of Hui−neng and Shen−hsiu that Bodhidharma was recognized as the first patriarch of Zen Buddhism in China; for

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DAI−O KOKUSHI “ON ZEN”

DAI−O KOKUSHI “ON ZEN” There is a reality even prior to heaven and earth; Indeed, it has no form, much less a name; Eyes fail to see it; It has no voice for ears to detect; To call it Mind or Buddha violates its nature, For it then becomes like a visionary flower in the