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 …

Four Vows of the Bodhisattva Four Vows of the Bodhisattva

Sentient beings are numberless, I vow to free them
Delusions are inexhaustible, I vow to end them

Verse of Purification Verse of Purification

Chanted by the Maria Kannon ZEn Center sangha

Kanzeon Sutra (MKZC Sangha) Kanzeon Sutra (MKZC Sangha)

Kanzeon, one with Buddha
Directly Buddha, indirectly Buddha
One with Buddha, Dharma, Sangha…