Zen Notes:


FAQ: What is zen?

Reminders from Shunryu Suzuki: "Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind"

Reminders from Jon Kabat-Zinn: "Wherever You Go, There You Are"

11 Zen Lessons

Dealing with anxiety by Ven. Chodron

Koans 1
Koans 2
Koans 3

Thanissaro Bhikkhu: "What Meditation is About"

Ajahn Sumedho: "The Four Noble Truths"

Adyashanti: Writings

True Meditation (Spend time with silent, still awareness.)

The Awakened Way (While everybody around you is trying to get there, you're not.)

Selling Water by the River (There is one thing that no one can give you: the honesty and integrity that alone will bring you completely to the other shore).

Everything Under the Sun (If we see the world as either good or bad, we will not be able to see it as it actually is.)

Standing in Your Own Two Shoes (To take the backward step means to reverse the whole process of looking for satisfaction on the outside, and look at precisely the place where you are standing. See if what you are looking for isn’t already present in your experience.)

The Question of Being (By clinging to the mind in the form of memory and thought (rather than silent awareness), we are held captive by the movement of our conditioned thinking and imagination.)