The Practice of Zen

Zen can offer something very simple, very direct and readily accessible to anyone seeking inner peace, seeking healing in some form, or seeking answers to questions such as ‘Who am I?’ ‘How can I find meaning in my life?’ ‘How can I live in a most authentic way?’

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Day of Zen, December 20, Zendo Closure

Please note, we will be holding a Day of Zen on Saturday December 20 from 9am to 12:30pm, with an optional sitting time from 6:30am to 9am. The location will be at the Dallas Meditation Center: www.dallasmeditationcenter.com

Additionally, the zendo will be closed starting December 24. Regular sitting will resume January 3rd, 2015. Happy holidays!

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The Fundamentals and Fruits of Zen Practice

Helen Cortes narrates The Fundamentals of Zen Practice:

Ruben Habito describes the Fruits of Zen Practice:

Day of Zen, December 20, Zendo Closure

Please note, we will be holding a Day of Zen on Saturday December 20 from 9am to 12:30pm, with an optional sitting time from 6:30am to 9am. The location will be at the Dallas Meditation …

 
 

The Fundamentals and Fruits of Zen Practice

Helen Cortes narrates The Fundamentals of Zen Practice:

Ruben Habito describes the Fruits of Zen Practice:

New Year’s Greetings, 2014 New Year’s Greetings, 2014

Dear Friends,
As we celebrate the New Year 2014, we echo an aspiration shared by all people of good will throughout the world, conveyed in a short prayer found in the early Buddhist Scripture …

Discover Your Hidden Treasure Discover Your Hidden Treasure

One of my favorite Zen kōans is about a monk named Qingshui (pronounced Seizei in Japanese), who asks his teacher, Caoshan, “Master, I am alone and poor. Help me to become prosperous.” Caoshan responds, addressing …

Dear Friends on the Zen Path, New Year’s Greetings, 2012 Dear Friends on the Zen Path, New Year’s Greetings, 2012

As we enter the 2012th year of the western calendar, which is also the Year of the Dragon in the East Asian cycle, we are made aware from many fronts that we live in troubled …

What I’m Reading Now What I’m Reading Now

Buddha Volume 1-Kapilavastu by Osamu Tezuka
Last November of 2010, arriving early on the final night of MKZC’s Tuesday night sit at the Crow Collection, Joni and I wandered upstairs to the sitting/reading room that’s above …