Body/Mind - How we use our resources · Cutting to the Chase - Getting to the bottom of things · Journey to WHoleness · Shunryu Suzuki · Soto Zen Buddhism

Just Breathing – Shunryu Suzuki

Just Breathing - Shunryu Suzuki ".... just awareness of the universe...." Birth this experience, then let it grow and become a moment by moment experiencing of the fullness of life. It is not a hype or pump up..... it is returning to our nature core. From the beginning, there was nothing missing ..... we become… Continue reading Just Breathing – Shunryu Suzuki

How to Practice · Shikantaza is..... · Shunryu Suzuki · Soto Zen Buddhism

Shikantaza is Understanding Emptiness

Shikantaza is Understanding EmptinessBY Our beloved SHUNRYU SUZUKI Roshi.Suzuki Roshi explains that the purpose of Shikantaza — a practice commonly known as “just sitting” — is to actualize emptiness and move beyond our interpretations of reality. When we remember there is another world beyond our limited experience, we can empty ourselves of preconceived ideas and… Continue reading Shikantaza is Understanding Emptiness

Buddhism · Psychotherapy · Shunryu Suzuki · Towards A Correct view of the Self · Zen - Study

Ego in Zen vs Ego in Psychology

by Caesar Luis Romero on Facebook - Ego in Zen vs Ego in Psychology The ego-soul in Buddhism is not ‘good’ or ‘bad,’ it’s just viewed as an act, a role, and ultimately not real, an illusion, created by the five skandhas, or individual elements of human existence. In comparison to western modern psychology, which… Continue reading Ego in Zen vs Ego in Psychology

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Mitzu Suzuki – April 23, 1914 – January 9, 2015 – Okusan of Shunryu Suzuki

San Francisco Zen Center January 7, 2016 With tender and grateful hearts, we hear of Mitsu Suzuki's decline in health. Her grandson Shungo Suzuki reports that she has been hospitalized and is not likely to recover. She is 101 years old. Mitsu Suzuki is the widow of Shunryu Suzuki Roshi, the founder of San Francisco… Continue reading Mitzu Suzuki – April 23, 1914 – January 9, 2015 – Okusan of Shunryu Suzuki

Sayings · Shunryu Suzuki · Soto Zen Buddhism

Shunryu Suzuki – Famous Quotes “Zen is not some fancy, special art of living. Our teaching is just to live, always in reality, in its exact sense. To make our effort, moment after moment, is our way. In an exact sense, the only thing we actually can study in our life is that on which we are working in… Continue reading Shunryu Suzuki – Famous Quotes