Zen Part three: Zazen
As I mentioned yesterday, Zen is very individual and is unique to each practitioner. Of all the forms of Buddhism, this is the one where it is most import to know yourself. How do you get to ‚Äúknow yourself?‚Äù For students of Zen, it’s done primarily through a . . . → Read More: Zen, Part three
First, a quick notice: Next week I am going to spend the week answering your questions here. I have several good ones that I’ve been holding onto, and will answer them for all to see. If you have a question about something we’ve already covered, post it on the www.dailybuddhism.com site. You no longer . . . → Read More: Zen, Part two
Now we start on the form of Buddhism with which I am most familiar, Zen.
The teachings of the Buddha have been handed down from teacher to student. Zen is a lineage tradition; a master has a student who follows him for years, observing and learning at the Master’s feet. There is a one-to-one transmission . . . → Read More: Zen, Part one
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I’m Brian your host, and welcome to the Daily Buddhism podcast for May 23rd, 2008. Please check out the website at www.dailybuddhism.com and sign up for the Daily Buddhism email list . . . → Read More: Podcast Episode 9: Denominations of Buddhism
We talked about Tibetan Buddhism a little bit a few weeks ago, so if you don’t remember, go back to http://www.dailybuddhism.com/archives/19 (Podcast Episode 4: Tibet) for a quick review. I am not going to explain the Dalai Lama or the Tibetan occupation again today, but these concepts are very important to . . . → Read More: Denominations of Buddhism: Tibetan