Shunryu Suzuki on our inability to accept the truth that we and everything around us are in a state of constant flux.
Bill Evans on Miles Davis' vision of the direct deed, and how they improvised something that evaded explanation.
The Empty Mirror is Janwillem van de Wettering's memoir of his time at a Japanese Zen monastery where he stayed for over a year in the late 1950s.
Samurai Yagyu Munenori uses the popular Zen image of the moon reflected in the water to explain its application in martial arts training.
Jundo Cohen paints a picture of the universe as an integrated and indivisible dance, in which certain elements temporarily swirl out then return to the whole.
Bodhidharma's fundamental teaching was that the Buddha can only be found in the mind since its essence is mind itself.
Susan Murphy's book, The Red Thread, addresses the guts and gore of the flesh-and-blood humans who sustain spiritual practice in the midst of desire, mortality and heartbreak.
Arthur Braverman gathers all of Kodo Sawaki's teachings together in his impressive new book on the Zen Master.
The Zazen Yojinki, written by 14th century Japanese master Keizan Jokin, covers the fundamental aspects of zazen, the form of Zen meditation.
Zenkei Blanche Hartman discusses respect for the physical world, which starts with respect for ourselves, grounded in interconnectedness.