Recommended Reading List

 

Appreciate Your Life: The Essence of Zen Practice

 

 

Taizan Maezumi

 

The Teachings of the Great Mountain: Zen Talks by Taizan Maezumi

 

 

Taizan Maezumi

 

Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind

 

 

Shunryu Suzuki

 

Branching Streams Flow in the Darkness

 

 

Shunryu Suzuki

 

Namu Dai Bosa: A Transmission of Zen Buddhism to America

 

Senzaki, Nakagawa, Shimano.

Edited, W/Introduction by Lou Mitsunen Nordstom

 

Because and other poems

 

 

Lou Mitsunen Nordstrom

 

The Soen Roku: The Sayings and Doings of Master Soen

 

 

Soen Nakagawa

 

Endless Vow: The Zen Path of Soen Nakagawa

 

Soen Nakagawa

W/ Introduction, by Eido t. Shimano

 

Shobogenzo “Busssho”

 

Dogen Zenji, translated and annotated by Shimano, Vacher

 

Flowers Fall: A Commentary on Zen Master Dogen's Genjokoan

 

 

Dogen Zenji, Hakuun Yasutani

 

The Book of Rinzai: The Rrecorded Sayings of Zen Master Rinzai (Linji)

 

Rinzai (Linji) Translated by Eido Shimano

 

The Way of Chuang Tzu

 

 

Thomas Merton

 

Returning To Silence

 

 

Dainin Katagiri

 

Scripture of the Lotus Blossom of the Fine Dharma (Lotus Sutra)

 

 

Translated by Leon Hurvitz

 

The Diamond Sutra & The Sutra of Hui-

Neng

 

A.F. Price and Wong Mou-Lam

 

Being Upright: Zen Meditation and the Bodhisattva Precepts

 

 

Reb Anderson

 

The Heart of Being

 

 

John Daido Loori

 

Zen In America

 

 

Helen Tworkov

 

What The Buddha Taught

 

 

Walpola Rahula

 

Nine-Headed Dragon River: Zen Journals

 

 

Peter Matthiessen

 

Cultivating the Empty Field

 

Hongzhi, Taigen Dan Leighton

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