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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Spiritual Practice for a Global Sangha Spiritual Practice for a Global Sangha

by Ruben Habito
Ruben L. F. Habito served as a Jesuit missionary in Japan from 1970 to 1989 and taught at Sophia University for many years. He now serves as Teacher (Roshi) at Maria Kannon Zen …

Tribute to Great Dragon, Robert Aitken Roshi, 1917-2010, Maria Kannon Zen Center Tribute to Great Dragon, Robert Aitken Roshi, 1917-2010, Maria Kannon Zen Center

Please click the audio link to listen to the tribute to Robert Aitken Roshi, presented by Ruben Habito and the members of the MKZC.

Commemorating Robert Aitken Roshi Commemorating Robert Aitken Roshi

Dear Friends,
As some of you may already know, Robert Aitken Roshi,  widely known and respected Zen Master and founder of the Diamond Sangha lineage, and revered elder dharma brother to me, died recently at the …