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Dogen’s Users Manuals on Zazen

Filed under: Reading, Web — Administrator at 12:35 am on Thursday, December 28, 2006

I recently read some lectures by Pat Phelan about Dogen’s Fukanzazengi, where she indicates that Dogen wrote three zazen “users manuals”, that are available in English from Stanford’s Soto Text Translation Project:

The translators’ notes and supplemental notes are especially helpful to understand the historical Zen background/context of Dogen’s references.

I hope you too find these excellent Dogen writings an encouragement in your practice.

… Dan