Inspired Healthy Living http://thezengateway.com/ Latest News from the world of online Marketing, Get th hottest new marketing techniques as they happen Thu, 12 Nov 2015 13:00:38 GMT en-us Zen In English Literature And Oriental Classics http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/zen-in-english-literature-and-oriental-classics Reginald Blyth May Not Be So Well Known These Days But His Influence On Early And Mid-twentieth Century Writers And Travellers Was Considerable. He Popularised Both Japan And Zen Buddhism And Was A Major Contributor In Bringing Haiku To The West. Sun, 20 Aug 2017 11:33:03 GMT Stories Re-told: Vimalakirti Diagnoses His Own Illness. http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/stories-re-told-vimalakirti-diagnoses-his-own-illness In This Episode, The King Visits Vimalakirti To Discover What Ails The Patient And When He Will Be Well Again? However The News From Vimalakirti Is Bad. When He Tells Them They Realise How It's Going To Affect Them All. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:41:06 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra Project - Ch. 11: Extract 5 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-project-ch-11-extract-5 The Tathagata Produces A Great Vision Of All The Buddha Fields Surrounding Our World. The Assembly Are Struck With Awe At The Unending Influence Of All The Buddhas Of The Ten Directions. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 10:56:49 GMT PODCAST: Shishi And The Knife http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/podcast-shishi-and-the-knife This Talk Opens This Week's Extract From Records Of The Transmission Of The Lamp Vol. 4 Which Starts This Week. Sat, 12 Aug 2017 08:21:07 GMT Records Of The Transmission Vol. 4: The Venerable Tanzhou Shishi Shandao http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/records-of-the-transmission-vol-4-the-venerable-tanzhou-shishi-shandao This Week We Begin On Volume 4 Of This Seminal Zen Text Recording The Teachings And Sayings Of The Zen Masters Which Form The Basis For Many Of The Koans Still In Use Today. Wed, 09 Aug 2017 09:03:49 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra Project - Ch. 11: Extract 4 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-project-ch-11-extract-4 This Extract Shows The Important Role Of Sutra Worship To The Formulation Of The Three Bodies Of The Buddha. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 10:49:21 GMT BOOK CLUB: Summer Reads 2017 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/book-club-summer-reads-2017 Looking For Something To Read For The Holidays? Why Not Take A Look At Our Reader Recommendations On Buddhist And Buddhist Themed Books. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 10:07:40 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra Project - Ch. 11: Extract 3 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-project-ch-11-extract-3 The Buddha Explains Why There Was A Shout Coming From The Stupa. Fri, 04 Aug 2017 19:23:41 GMT PODCAST: A Commentary On Questions To Shozan Shonen Pt. 3 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/podcast-a-commentary-on-questions-to-shozan-shonen-pt-3 In This Podcast We Feature, Karma, Self-reliance And The Importance Of The Lineage For The Cultivation Of Faith And Motivation. Sat, 12 Aug 2017 08:24:51 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra Project - Ch. 11: Extract 2 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-project-ch-11-extract-2 The Buddha Explains That The Sound Coming From The Stupa Made Of Precious Materials Comes From The True Body Of A Buddha. Fri, 28 Jul 2017 17:30:40 GMT Extracts From: The Wisdom Of The Zen Masters http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/extracts-from-the-wisdom-of-the-zen-masters These 'wisdom Sayings' Of The Zen Masters Were Collected By Master Daiyu Myokyo And Published Back In The Mid 1970s. They Give A Sense Of The Immediacy And Practicality Of The Zen School. Wed, 02 Aug 2017 08:30:54 GMT Stories Re-told: Introduction To The Vimalakirti Sutra. http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/stories-re-told-introduction-to-the-vimalakirti-sutra Vimalakirti, The Layman Who Makes Gentle Fun Of Arhats And Bodhisattvas, Likes A Joke And Can Even Give The Buddha A Run For His Money. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:42:55 GMT PODCAST: A Commentary On Questions To Shozan Shonen Pt. 2 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/podcast-a-commentary-on-questions-to-shozan-shonen-pt-2 Our Commentary Expands On The Direct Answers Given By Shozan Shonen To His Monks. These Answers Are Placed In The Context Of The Buddha's Teachings And The Profound Understanding Of The Mahayana. Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:41:12 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra Project - Ch. 11: Extract 1. http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-project-ch-11-extract-1 Chapter 11, Apparition Of A Stupa, Is The Half-way Mark Of The Lotus Sutra. It Is The Most Dramatic, Complex, Fantastical And Powerful Chapter Of The Entire Sutra And Heralds A Moving Change In Its Tone. Fri, 28 Jul 2017 17:26:17 GMT Verses From The Dhammapada 92 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/verses-from-the-dhammapada-92 Zen Training Helps Us To Shed All Labels, Pictures And Projections. Only Then Can Reality Be Seen In Each Changing Moment. Wed, 05 Jul 2017 09:56:01 GMT A Hell Of Our Own Making. http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/a-hell-of-our-own-making Dr Alan Sidi Tells Two Stories To Illustrate How Attachment To 'myself' Can Cut Off Our Humanity And Leave Us In A Hell Of Our Own Making. Wed, 19 Jul 2017 09:49:55 GMT Exercises In Mindfulness: 5. Skeptical Doubt http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/exercises-in-mindfulness-5-skeptical-doubt-1 Skeptical Doubt Is An Emotional Reaction Based On Either Prejudice Or Fear. The Great Ball Of Doubt Is An Openness That Allows For There To Be Something Beyond My Own Views. They Have Two Quite Different Feeling Tones. Thu, 29 Jun 2017 09:36:27 GMT PODCAST: Questions To Shuzan Shonen http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/podcast-questions-to-shuzan-shonen The Importance Of Lineage, The Balance Of Tradition And Personal Insight. Harmony And The Need To Align With Nature. Wed, 12 Jul 2017 10:45:11 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra Project - Ch. 10: Episode 3 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-project-ch-10-episode-3 16. Let One Listen To This Exalted Sûtra, Avoiding All Distractedness; For Rare Is The Occasion (given) For Hearing It, And Rare Also The Belief In It. Sat, 08 Jul 2017 10:51:59 GMT The Emergence Of The Mahayana Pt. 2: The Sutras. http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-emergence-of-the-mahayana-pt-2-the-sutras The Lotus Sutra Falls Within The Second Turning Of The Dharma Wheel And Has Particular Characteristics, Such As The Use Of Skilful Means. Tue, 04 Jul 2017 10:07:41 GMT Stories Re-told: The Map Is Not The Territory http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/stories-re-told-the-map-is-not-the-territory-1 “What Would You Think If The Man, Having Crossed The River, Thought To Himself, ‘That Raft Has Served Me Well. I Will Now Carry It On My Back Over The Land.’? Thu, 13 Jul 2017 11:22:35 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra Project - Ch. 10: Episode 2 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-project-ch-10-episode-2 That Preacher Of The Law Must Be Honoured With Divine And Human Flowers And All Sorts Of Perfumes; Be Decked With Divine Cloth And Strewed With Jewels. Sat, 24 Jun 2017 11:52:23 GMT Stories Re-told: Everything That Glisters... http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/stories-re-told-everything-that-glisters The Creative Mind Is An In-born Function That Underpins Child's Play And Night Terrors Alike. Dreaming Is Not Just Confined To Sleep But Continues During Waking Hours. This Parable Explores How This Fact Manifests In Our Everyday World. Tue, 20 Jun 2017 11:47:08 GMT Emergence Of Mahayana Pt. 1: The Great Way & The Sutras. http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/emergence-of-mahayana-pt-1-the-great-way-the-sutras Dr Alan Sidi Continues His Journey Into The Early History Of Mahayana Buddhism And Looks At The Problem Of How The Mahayana Sutras Sought Authenticity After The Buddha's Death. Wed, 21 Jun 2017 10:53:47 GMT PODCAST: A Commentary On Our Extract From Records Of The Transmission: '3 Wrongs' http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/podcast-a-commentary-on-our-extract-from-records-of-the-transmission-3-wrongs The Question Of The Opposites In Mahayana Buddhism Is Fundamental To Understanding The Buddha's Teaching Of The Middle Way. How Does This Work When It Comes To Questions Of 'good And Evil'? Wed, 28 Jun 2017 14:25:09 GMT Stories Re-told: Turning A Tap In Adelaide, A Downpour In London http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/stories-re-told-turning-a-tap-in-adelaide-a-downpour-in-london A Certain Province In China Was Suffering A Terrible Drought. They Had Tried All The Usual Magical Charms And Rites To Produce Rain But To No Avail. Then Someone Said To Call The Rainmaker. Thu, 15 Jun 2017 09:11:04 GMT Guernsey Buddhist Group http://thezengateway.com/societies-temples-and-centres/guernsey-buddhist-group Wed, 07 Jun 2017 09:30:30 GMT Verses From The Dhammapada 183 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/verses-from-the-dhammapada-183 When Someone Is Experiencing Difficulties, It Is Not Uncommon To Hear The Remark: “She Has Bad Karma.” The Buddha, However, Taught That An External Power Doesn’t Inflict Karmic Suffering. It Is Created By Our Own Intentional Actions. Wed, 05 Jul 2017 09:48:02 GMT The Roots Of The Mahayana http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-roots-of-the-mahayana In This Short Introduction, Dr Alan Sidi Looks At Sameness And Difference Between Early And Developed Teachings In Buddhism. Wed, 14 Jun 2017 15:20:17 GMT Stories Re-told: Laying Down The Burden. http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/stories-re-told-laying-down-the-burden From Time To Time We All Have The Experience Of Something Niggling Me And I Can Think Of Nothing Else. I Get All Hot Under The Collar About It And Rehearse Scenarios With Imaginary Foes Sat, 10 Jun 2017 11:36:19 GMT PODCAST: A Commentary On Questions To Master Bajiao http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/podcast-a-commentary-on-questions-to-master-bajiao This Week's Extract From Records Of The Transmission Of The Lamp Is Expounded By The Zen Gateway. Sat, 10 Jun 2017 09:30:06 GMT Stories Re-told: Jumping At Shadows. http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/stories-re-told-jumping-at-shadows Whether Or Not There Is Danger, It Is How I Imagine The Danger That Creates My Reaction. Tue, 30 May 2017 10:50:47 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra Project - Ch. 10: Episode 1 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-project-ch-10-episode-1 In This Chapter Entitled 'The Preacher' The Buddha Extolls The Power Of Veneration Of This Holy Scripture. Tue, 13 Jun 2017 08:52:54 GMT Wisdom Sayings Of The Zen Masters http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/wisdom-sayings-of-the-zen-masters A Collection Of Wisdom Sayings From The Zen Tradition, New And Old. Thu, 25 May 2017 14:27:49 GMT Stories Re-told http://thezengateway.com/administration-pages/stories-re-told Thu, 13 Jul 2017 11:37:35 GMT Stories Re-told: Ananda & The Untouchable Woman http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/stories-re-told-ananda-the-untouchable-woman A Moving Story From The Buddhist Canon Illustrates The Importance Of Not Just Our Actions But The Motivation Behind Them. Tue, 23 May 2017 08:38:00 GMT Verses From The Dhammapada 398 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/verses-from-the-dhammapada-398 When I Was In My Teens And Still At School I Was Asked To Give A Vote Of Thanks Following A Presentation By A Career Advisor. I Had Never Spoken In Public Before And Desperately Wanted To Do It Well Thu, 01 Jun 2017 14:43:24 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra Project - Ch. 9: Episode 4 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-project-ch-9-episode-4 The Buddha Completes His Prophesy That 2,000 Monks Shall Attain Buddhahood In Time. Thus Fulfilling The Function Of His Own Buddha-field. Sun, 21 May 2017 09:35:52 GMT In The Landscape Of Spring... http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/in-the-landscape-of-spring In This Short Essay Master Daiyu Myokyo Explains How To Start On The All Important Practice Of 'working With The Emotional Household'. Thu, 18 May 2017 09:48:37 GMT PODCAST: Master Kyogen’s Hanging From The 1,000 Foot Precipice http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/podcast-master-kyogens-hanging-from-the-1000-foot-precipice This Commentary Examines The Importance Of The Dilemma, The Ordeal That Smashes The Students Dual Seeing And Allows Her To Attain To The Single Dharma Eye. Fri, 19 May 2017 14:12:26 GMT To Collect The Mind, First Collect The Body. http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/to-collect-the-mind-first-collect-the-body In Buddhism The Mind/Body Is Not A Split But An Interlinked Pair. This Short Articles Explains That We Cannot Train One Without The Other. Tue, 09 May 2017 09:31:10 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra Project - Ch. 9: Episode 3 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-project-ch-9-episode-3 The Buddha Prophesies That His Son Rahula Too Will Become A Buddha. A Central Teaching Of This Sutra Is Confirming That All Beings Will Attain Buddhahood In Time. Wed, 10 May 2017 16:57:20 GMT Daiyu Myokyo: Buddhist Practice In A Nutshell http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/daiyu-myokyo-buddhist-practice-in-a-nutshell For Anyone Faced With Questions From Oneself Or Another As To What The Buddhist Practice Is For? Wed, 03 May 2017 14:51:16 GMT Verses From The Dhammapada 90 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/verses-from-the-dhammapada-90 Faced With The Stresses Of Life We Often Complain, Fri, 12 May 2017 12:57:02 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra Project - Ch. 9: Episode 2 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-project-ch-9-episode-2 The Buddha Continues To Make Predictions That These Monks Will Attain Buddhahood. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:12:04 GMT Text: Heart Of Great Wisdom Sutra & Four Vows http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/text-heart-of-great-wisdom-sutra-four-vows Text And Translation Of The Two Main Chants In The Zen Tradition. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:23:11 GMT Easter Essay: The Buddha's Birthday http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/easter-essay-the-buddhas-birthday At This Of Spring And Renewal The NE Buddhist Tradition Celebrates The Birth Of The Buddha. Dr Alan Sidi Offers His Reflections On This Festival And What It Means In A Buddhist Practice. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:29:09 GMT Podcast: The Story Of Master Kyogen http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/podcast-the-story-of-master-kyogen The Famous Case Of The Pebble Click Against The Bamboo Bringing Kyogen To Awakening. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:15:26 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra Project - Ch. 9: Episode 1 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-project-ch-9-episode-1 ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE FUTURE DESTINY OF ÂNANDA, RÂHULA, AND THE TWO THOUSAND MONKS Sat, 22 Apr 2017 09:14:49 GMT What Should I Do? http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/what-should-i-do In This Essay Alan Sidi Discusses The Impact Of Buddhist Practice On One's Daily Life And Why We Often Resist It Despite The Benefits. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:14:36 GMT Images Of Truth: Standing Buddha: Greater Gandhara, Afghanistan http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/images-of-truth-standing-buddha-greater-gandhara-afghanistan The Serene Figure Of The Buddha Is A Definitive Image Of Gandharan Sculpture. The Earliest Examples, Dating From The 2nd Century, Are Profoundly Hellenic In Appearance; Fri, 14 Apr 2017 12:55:12 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra Project - Ch. 8: Episode 4 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-project-ch-8-episode-4 The Arhats Realise That Within Their Own Minds The Seeds Of Buddhahood Had Been Planted Long Ago... Fri, 07 Apr 2017 14:02:41 GMT Podcast: Bai Jiyu & Jingzhao - Taoism, Skilful Means And The Growth Of Zen In China. http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/podcast-bai-jiyu-jingzhao-taoism-skilful-means-and-the-growth-of-zen-in-china In This Podcast We Look At How The Chan/Zen School Arose In Response To The Complicated Philosophy That Had Developed Around Mahayana Buddhism That Threatened To Draw People Away From The Experience Of Ones Own Insight. Wed, 12 Apr 2017 15:25:58 GMT BOOK REVIEW: Swampland Flowers: The Letters And Lectures Of Zen Master Ta Hui http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/book-review-swampland-flowers-the-letters-and-lectures-of-zen-master-ta-hui Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:36:10 GMT ARE PRECEPTS NEEDED FOR A MINDFULNESS PRACTICE? http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/are-precepts-needed-for-a-mindfulness-practice Before We Try To Answer This Question It Might Be Worth Considering Why It Is That Human Beings Might Need Precepts, Rules Of Law Or Ethics When It Seems No Other Species On This Planet Seems To Have Them? Wed, 05 Apr 2017 15:12:43 GMT Images Of Truth: Seated Buddha, Bihar - Teachings & Tantras From E. India http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/images-of-truth-seated-buddha-bihar-teachings-tantras-from-e-india The Seated Buddha Is Depicted In A State Of Intense Meditation, The Smile On His Lips Illustrating His Awareness Of The Serenity Promised To The Faithful In Return For Their Dedication To The Faith. Tue, 04 Apr 2017 09:50:39 GMT Podcast: Nanquan And Shizu Discuss The 'Buddha Womb' http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/podcast-nanquan-and-shizu-discuss-the-buddha-womb This Podcast Discusses The Teaching Of The Inherent Buddha Nature In All Beings, The Wish-fulfilling Gem And The Path To Buddhahood. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:32:41 GMT Records Of The Transmission Vol. 3: Chan Master Zhong Nanshan Yunji Shizu http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/records-of-the-transmission-vol-3-chan-master-zhong-nanshan-yunji-shizu The Tathagatagharbha Is The Indian Mahayana Teaching Of The 'Buddha-womb' It Is The Pre-cursor To The Chinese Buddhist Teaching Of The Buddha Nature. Here Master Yunji Shizu Is Woken To Its Reality. Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:54:01 GMT Exercises In Mindfulness: 4. Worry & Flurry http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/exercises-in-mindfulness-4-worry-flurry Fear Gives Us A Heightened Sense Of Our Surroundings Precisely Because At The Moment Of Fear We Need To Be Taking In As Much Information As Possible In Order To Respond Accurately To Any Threat. Thu, 29 Jun 2017 09:31:47 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra Project - Ch. 8: Episode 3 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-project-ch-8-episode-3 The Buddha Now Turns To The Arhants And Begins To Predicts Their Eventual Buddhahood. Thu, 30 Mar 2017 10:15:48 GMT Daiyu Myokyo: Transformation Of Emotion Is Not About Being In Control. http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/daiyu-myokyo-transformation-of-emotion-is-not-about-being-in-control The Importance Of 'giving Myself Whole-heartedly' Is Key To Real Transformation Of The Heart Energies. Here Master Daiyu Myokyo Exhorts Us To Keep Making That Effort! Tue, 21 Mar 2017 09:49:49 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra Project - Ch. 8: Episode 2 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-project-ch-8-episode-2 The Buddha's Forecasting Of The Buddhahood Of Beings Is A Spur To Take The Great Bodhisattva Vow To Traverse The Path For The Sake Of All Sentient Beings. Sat, 11 Mar 2017 08:15:33 GMT The Bath Buddhist Group http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-bath-buddhist-group Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:25:43 GMT Verses From The Dhammapada 418 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/verses-from-the-dhammapada-418 In This Comment Upon Verse 418, Jenny Hall Looks At What The Buddha Has To Say About 'serenity'. As More And More People Take Up Meditation And Mindfulness To Escape The Pressures Of Modern Life We Look To The Wisdom Of The Buddha To Find The Cause. Tue, 07 Mar 2017 07:52:57 GMT Podcast: Questions To Master Fuzhou [2] http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/podcast-questions-to-master-fuzhou-2 Why Do We Consider ‘man-made’ Apart From Nature Or What Is Natural? Here We See Our Conception Of Ourselves As Being Apart From And ‘lords Of… ‘ Nature Rather Than Part Of It. Thu, 02 Mar 2017 10:16:16 GMT Form & Essence In Buddhism: Not Mistaking The Pointing Finger For The Moon. http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/form-essence-in-buddhism-not-mistaking-the-pointing-finger-for-the-moon In This Short Article The Late Daiyu Myokyo Zenji Points Out The Importance Of Not Being Beguiled By The Form Of Things Instead To Seek The Essence And Put It Into Practice. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:02:28 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra Project - Ch. 8: Episode 1 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-project-ch-8-episode-1 ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE FUTURE DESTINY OF THE FIVE HUNDRED MONKS Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:55:01 GMT Podcast: Questions To Master Fuzhou Da'an [1] http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/podcast-questions-to-master-fuzhou-daan-1 In This Podcast We Discuss The Three Bodies Of The Buddha, The Skandas, And Is There Anything Beyond The World Of Appearances? Wed, 15 Feb 2017 10:21:57 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra Project - Ch. 7: Extract 7 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-project-ch-7-extract-7 The Buddha Completes The Telling Of The Parable Of The Magic City Which Exhorts The Arhats Onto Full And Complete Enlightenment. Tue, 07 Feb 2017 11:07:07 GMT Verses From The Dhammapada 223 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/verses-from-the-dhammapada-223 For Many Years As A Teacher At A Multicultural School, I Participated In Projects Designed To Promote Community Harmony. After Retirement It Was Discovered That Two Ex-pupils Were Involved In A Terrorist Attack In London. Sat, 11 Feb 2017 11:24:58 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra Project - Ch. 7: Extract 6 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-project-ch-7-extract-6 In This Extract The Buddha Begins To Tell The Parable Of The Magic City. Sat, 28 Jan 2017 10:32:08 GMT Exercises In Mindfulness: 3. Sloth & Torpor http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/exercises-in-mindfulness-3-sloth-torpor Why Is It That, Given The Urgency Of The Situation, The Man Shot With The Poisoned Arrow Delays His Colleagues Taking The Necessary Action Even Though It Means His Own Death? Tue, 14 Mar 2017 17:57:20 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra Project - Ch. 7: Extract 5 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-project-ch-7-extract-5 A Buddha Reveals The Lotus Sutra To Sixteen Princes After Many Aeons Of Spiritual Practice. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:54:26 GMT Podcast: Master Fuzhou Da'an Rides The Buffalo http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/podcast-master-fuzhou-daan-rides-the-buffalo The Buddha Nature Is Not Something To Be Gained Rather It Is To Be Realised In The Quiet Spaciousness Of The Own Heart; Not Once But Again And Again. Thu, 26 Jan 2017 10:04:26 GMT A Year In View 2016 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/a-year-in-view-2016-1 The Wheel Of Life Turns Full Circle Once More And After 12 Months We Are A Little Older And Hopefully A Little Wiser. Fri, 06 Jan 2017 18:54:29 GMT The Oldham Zen Buddhist Group http://thezengateway.com/societies-temples-and-centres/the-oldham-zen-buddhist-group Fri, 30 Dec 2016 12:04:00 GMT Hampshire Buddhist Society http://thezengateway.com/societies-temples-and-centres/hampshire-buddhist-society Fri, 30 Dec 2016 12:09:08 GMT REVIEW - Mindfulness Apps: The Next Turning Of The Wheel Or A Shallow Gimmick? http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/review-mindfulness-apps-the-next-turning-of-the-wheel-or-a-shallow-gimmick Even The Buddha Had To Focus On Key Essentials In Order To Reduce The Vast Range And Depth Of His Experience To Something That Could Be Passed On To Others. Tue, 10 Jan 2017 10:41:32 GMT The Zen Gateway Christmas Essay 2016 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-zen-gateway-christmas-essay-2016 The Bright Lights Of Regent Street In The Centre Of London This Year Feature A Host Of Angels. Soaring Above The Scurrying Shoppers They Raise Their LED Wings Skyward. Sat, 31 Dec 2016 13:33:16 GMT Exercises In Mindfulness: 2. Anger http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/exercises-in-mindfulness-2-anger In Dealing With It We Remember The Old Zen Saying: “Ignore The Leaves And The Branches; Just Stick To The Root.” In This Case The Root Is In The Body. Sun, 15 Jan 2017 11:26:44 GMT Verses From The Dhammapada 204 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/verses-from-the-dhammapada-204 Advertisements Promise Contentment By Igniting Desire For Endless Material Objects And Experiences. Everything Being In A State Of Flux, None Of These Objects Or Experiences Satisfy For Very Long. Wed, 11 Jan 2017 09:28:16 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra Project - Ch. 7: Extract 4 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-project-ch-7-extract-4 Continuing The Tale Of The Buddha With Many Sons, We Hear The Teachings Of The Four Noble Truths And The 12 Linked Chain Of Arising Due To Conditions. Thu, 05 Jan 2017 14:43:17 GMT BB VOL.2 PT. 4 http://thezengateway.com/buddha-blog/bb-vol2-pt-4 Sat, 04 Mar 2017 09:24:00 GMT Exercises In Mindfulness: 1. Sense Desire http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/exercises-in-mindfulness-1-sense-desire This Is The First In A Series Looking At The Practical Application Of The Five Hindrances To Meditation And Mindfulness Practice. In This First Exercise We Consider What Is Desire? Why Is It Central To Buddhist Teaching? Wed, 21 Dec 2016 10:29:27 GMT Zen Bites # 20: Mapping The Mind - Final Episode http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/zen-bites-20-mapping-the-mind-final-episode In This Our Final Podcast In The 'Zen Bites' Series Jamie & Martin Look At How Different Maps Of Consciousness And Mind Are Used In Both Spirituality And Psychology To Navigate The Way. Wed, 16 Nov 2016 09:05:07 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra Project - Ch. 7: Extract 3 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-project-ch-7-extract-3 The Sixteen Sons Of A Buddha Praise The Attainment Of Their Father. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:35:50 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra Project - Ch. 7: Extract 2 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-project-ch-7-extract-2 In The Beginning When The Lord Had Not Yet Reached Supreme, Perfect Enlightenment And Had Just Occupied The Summit Of The Terrace Of Enlightenment, He Discomfited And Defeated The Whole Host Of Mâra, Sat, 05 Nov 2016 17:03:49 GMT Audio Courses http://thezengateway.com/administration-pages/audio-courses Tue, 09 May 2017 09:02:54 GMT Verses From The Dhammapada 270 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/verses-from-the-dhammapada-270 “He Who Harms Living Beings Is, For That Reason, Not An Noble One; He Who Does Not Harm Any Living Being Is Called An Noble One.” Sat, 19 Nov 2016 09:48:31 GMT Video Talk: Obaku Admonishes His Monks http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/video-talk-obaku-admonishes-his-monks It Is A Common Feature For The Old Masters To Admonish Their Monks To Re-double Their Efforts To See Into What Is Called The ‘Great Matter Of Life & Death Sat, 03 Dec 2016 12:52:42 GMT Walk With Me: A New Film About The Monastic Community Of Thich Nhat Hahn. http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/walk-with-me-a-new-film-about-the-monastic-community-of-thich-nhat-hahn Narrated By Benedict Cumberbatch, Walk With Me Is A Cinematic Journey Into The World Of A Monastic Community Who Practice The Art Of Mindfulness With Zen Buddhist Master Thich Nhat Hanh. Tue, 25 Oct 2016 10:10:26 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra Project - Ch. 7: Extract 1 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-project-ch-7-extract-1 In This Chapter The Buddha Tells The Story Of An Ancient Tathagata And His Sixteen Sons Who Lived Aeons And Aeons Ago. Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:50:31 GMT Zen Bites #19: Change & Impermanence - Living With Uncertainty http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/zen-bites-19-change-impermanence-living-with-uncertainty In This Episode Jamie And Martin Discuss, The Buddha's Life Story, Brexit And Intra-psychic Momentary Change. Wed, 16 Nov 2016 08:55:18 GMT IMAGES OF TRUTH Buddha Head - Cambodian 12th Century http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/images-of-truth-buddha-head-cambodian-12th-century The Surviving Fragment Of A Statue Of The Buddha Reveals A Serene Face, Apparently In A State Of Deep Introspection. Tue, 08 Nov 2016 11:02:13 GMT Life In A Japanese Buddhist Temple: Festivals, Practices & Laity http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/life-in-a-japanese-buddhist-temple-festivals-practices-laity Ven. Myokun Recounts A Stay At A Buddhist Temple In Kyoto Recalling Daily Life, Ceremonies And The Role Of Lay People In Temple Life. Thu, 13 Oct 2016 14:08:54 GMT Verses From The Dhammapada 258 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/verses-from-the-dhammapada-258 One Day He Was Wholeheartedly Weeding And Sweeping When A Loose Pebble Clattered Against A Bamboo. In That Moment There Was No ‘observer’ Just The Sound. Fri, 07 Oct 2016 13:25:16 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra Project - Ch. 6: Extract 3 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-project-ch-6-extract-3 The Buddha Completes His Prophecy Of His Five Disciples Attaining Buddhahood Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:56:19 GMT The Buddhist Society http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-buddhist-society Sun, 11 Sep 2016 16:02:11 GMT Societies, Centres & Temples http://thezengateway.com/administration-pages/societies-centres-temples Wed, 07 Jun 2017 09:30:05 GMT Video Talk: Obaku & The Tiger http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/video-talk-obaku-the-tiger In This Commentary On An Excerpt From The Records Of The Transmission Obaku Has Two Encounters With Biazhang Who Gives The Transmission But Receives A Bite In Return! Sat, 22 Oct 2016 14:36:46 GMT What Is The Way? http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/what-is-the-way-1-what-is-the-way-what-isnt So This Term ‘the Way’, Connoting A Journey, Features Heavily In Buddhism And Goes Right Back To The Buddha’s Own Parable Of The Raft Tue, 06 Dec 2016 10:53:13 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra Project - Ch. 6: Extract 2 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-project-ch-6-extract-2 The Buddha Prophesies The Eventual Buddhahood Of His Senior Disciple Subhuti. Thu, 15 Sep 2016 09:07:56 GMT NOTES FROM THE BUDDHIST SOCIETY SUMMER SCHOOL 2016 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/notes-from-the-buddhist-society-summer-school-2016 The 65th Buddhist Society Summer School Report, Stories And Anecdotes For 2016 Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:43:30 GMT Buddha Blog Vol. 2 Pt. 3 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/buddha-blog-vol-2-pt-3 Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:15:22 GMT Nepal & Bhutan: A Personal Pilgrimage By Linda Marlow http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/nepal-bhutan-a-personal-pilgrimage-by-linda-marlow We Drove Through The Very Busy And Smokey Streets Of Kathmandu, Looking Out At The Crowds Of People Busy Selling Their Wares, Mothers With Their Babies Sitting On Pavements Selling Jewellery And Trinkets. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:06:50 GMT Zen Bites#18: Shadow, Repression & Acceptance http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/zen-bites17-shadow-repression-acceptance In This Episode Jamie And Martin Discuss The Unconditional Acceptance Of The Shadow Self, Those Unfavourable Parts Of Tue, 04 Oct 2016 18:19:50 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra Project - Ch. 6: Extract 1 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-project-ch-6-extract-1 In This Chapter The Buddha Makes A Prediction About Mahakasyapa's Future Incarnations. Tue, 30 Aug 2016 20:21:18 GMT Verses From The Dhammapada 305 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/verses-from-the-dhammapada-305 The Buddha Taught That Devoted And Boundless Energy - The Life Force – Is Our True Nature But Because Of Our Attachments We Do Not Realise This Wed, 21 Sep 2016 11:27:21 GMT Video Talk: Master Obaku & The River Crossing. http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/video-talk-master-obaku-the-river-crossing The Talk Covers The Meaning Of Bodily Signs, The Single Dharma Eye, Magic Spells And Much More! Wed, 07 Sep 2016 15:09:05 GMT Exercises In Mindfulness: Six Paramitas - Wisdom http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/exercises-in-mindfulness-six-paramitas-wisdom Underneath The Surface Level Of ‘I & Other’ - Based Consciousness Lies A Deeper Stratum That Is Immanent, Ever Present, And That Sees This Inter-connected Web Because It Is This Web. Sun, 21 Aug 2016 11:44:45 GMT Gotta Catch Them All! http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/gotta-catch-them-all Nick Julius Succumbs To The Latest Craze, Pokemon Go! Will He Ever Sit Zazen Again? Wed, 17 Aug 2016 09:21:21 GMT Verses From The Dhammapada 75 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/verses-from-the-dhammapada-75 We Don't Clean Our Shoes Because We Are Told To. They Are Cleaned Because The Open Heart Responds To Their Need To Be Freed From Dirt. This Is The Paramita Of Discipline. Fri, 12 Aug 2016 20:50:03 GMT An Interview With Jeff Shore: Beating Dust Out Of The Futon - A Critique Of Western Zen. http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/an-interview-with-jeff-shore-beating-dust-out-of-the-futon-a-critique-of-western-zen What Happened Was One Of The People Who Had Studied With One Of These Sick Teachers Asked Me To Check Up On His Validity... It Was Like Opening Pandora's Box. Tue, 16 Aug 2016 17:58:48 GMT Video Talk: Records Of The Transmission - Master Wuye http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/video-talk-records-of-the-transmission-master-wuye In This Talk: The Significance Of Miraculous Births In Legend & Myth Plus An Encounter With Master Baso And The Everyday Functioning Of The Buddha Nature. Wed, 03 Aug 2016 10:13:33 GMT Records Of The Transmission Vol 2. Pt.2 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/records-of-the-transmission-vol-2-pt2 Wed, 15 Mar 2017 13:38:16 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra Project - Ch. 5: Extract 5 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-project-ch-5-extract-5 The Buddha Concludes The Parable Of The Rain Cloud By Assuring His Disciples That All Beings Will In The End, Attain Full And Perfect Enlightenment. Sat, 13 Aug 2016 10:23:29 GMT Video Talk: Master Baso's 'Heart Is Buddha' http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/video-talk-master-basos-heart-is-buddha Based On An Extract From Records Of The Transmission Of The Lamp; This Talk Discusses The Buddha's Description Of Consciousness And Its Importance In His Mission To End Human Suffering. Thu, 14 Jul 2016 16:56:10 GMT Exercises In Mindfulness: Six Paramitas - Meditation http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/exercises-in-mindfulness-six-paramitas-meditation Meditation Is Not Exclusive To Buddhism, In Fact All Religions Have Their Own Versions And Even Within Buddhism There Are An Exhaustive Range Of Practices And Methods. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 09:29:16 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra Project - Ch. 5: Extract 4 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-project-ch-5-extract-4 Yet It Is One And The Same Law Which Is Preached By The Gina, Like The Water Emitted By The Cloud Is One And The Same; Different Only Are The Faculties As Described, Just As The Plants On The Face Of The Earth.” Thu, 07 Jul 2016 17:11:27 GMT Zen Bites #17: GRATITUDE http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/zen-bites-16-gratitude Gratitude And The 'giving Of Thanks' Appear In All Religious Practices. In This Podcast Jamie And Martin Discuss Why This Is And How It Is Important As Part Of A Mindfulness Practice. Tue, 19 Jul 2016 09:42:55 GMT Monkey's Brave New World Vol. 2 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/monkeys-brave-new-world-vol-2 Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:49:17 GMT Dharma Talk: Carrying A Lamp For Others Too. http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/dharma-talk-carrying-a-lamp-for-others-too Dr Alan Sidi Looks At What Spiritual Traditions Say About The Pursuit Of Personal Happiness? In So Doing Giving Points For Zen Training. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 10:14:29 GMT EXERCISES IN MINDFULNESS: The Six Paramitas - Devoted Energy http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/exercises-in-mindfulness-the-six-paramitas-devoted-energy What Is This Energy? Put Simply It Is The Energy Of Life Itself. It Is The Energy We Use Every Time We Look Or Listen Or Respond. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 13:27:44 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra Project - Ch. 5: Extract 3 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-project-ch-5-extract-3 The Buddha Proclaims The Law As Equal In All Things As Rain Pours Equally On All Regardless Of Status. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 09:38:44 GMT Video Talk: Upagupta & The Conversion Of Mara http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/video-talk-upagupta-the-conversion-of-mara A Commentary On An Episode From The Life Of The Great Indian Patriarch Upagupta. Wed, 06 Jul 2016 12:55:09 GMT VERSES FROM THE DHAMMAPADA 76: ‘Look Upon The Wise Man Who Shows Up Faults As A Revealer Of Treasures.’ http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/verses-from-the-dhammapada-76-look-upon-the-wise-man-who-shows-up-faults-as-a-revealer-of-treasures Carl Jung Describes This Trait Of Denying Negative Impulses In Ourselves But Seeing Them Clearly In Others As ‘the Shadow’. One Of Its Characteristics Is Egotism. Wed, 20 Jul 2016 10:44:06 GMT BOOK REVIEW: GRACEFUL EXITS How Great Beings Die: Death Stories Of Hindu, Tibetan Buddhist And Zen Masters. http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/book-review-graceful-exits-how-great-beings-die-death-stories-of-hindu-tibetan-buddhist-and-zen-masters GRACEFUL EXITS May Cover Three Spiritual Traditions, But There Is Only One Human Heart. Wed, 08 Jun 2016 11:27:24 GMT SYMPOSIUM ON THE STATE OF RINZAI ZEN TO COMMEMORATE THE 1,150th ANNIVERSARY OF THE DEATH OF RINZAI GIGEN ZENJI http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/symposium-on-the-state-of-rinzai-zen-to-commemorate-the-1150th-anniversary-of-the-death-of-rinzai-gigen-zenji Earlier This Month A Symposium Was Held At Hanazono University In Kyoto, Of Academics From Around The World Discussing Various Aspects Of Rinzai And His Legacy Wed, 15 Jun 2016 13:02:40 GMT IMAGES OF TRUTH: Buddha Listens To The Ascetic Bavari http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/images-of-truth-buddha-listens-to-the-ascetic-bavari Following Indra’s Visit To The Buddha In The Indrashala Cave, A Group Of Ascetics Led By Bavari Came And Debated Their Beliefs. Tue, 24 May 2016 09:07:26 GMT Buddha Blog: Vol 2 Pt 2 http://thezengateway.com/buddha-blog/buddha-blog-vol-2-pt-2 Thu, 11 Aug 2016 19:39:09 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra Project - Ch. 5: Extract 2 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-project-ch-5-extract-2 They Yield Their Products, Each According To Its Own Faculty, Reach, And The Particular Nature Of The Germ; Still The Water Emitted (from The Cloud) Is Of But One Essence.” Wed, 01 Jun 2016 09:06:23 GMT Zen Bites #16: BODY WISDOM http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/zen-bites-16-body-wisdom In This Podcast Episode Jamie & Martin Discuss The Role Of The Body As A Source Of Insight And Wisdom. Relinquishing The Cognitive Agenda And Exploring A Realm Of Pure Sensation. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 08:07:42 GMT EXERCISES IN MINDFULNESS: The Six Paramitas - Patient Endurance http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/exercises-in-mindfulness-the-six-paramitas-patient-endurance Most Importantly Patient Endurance Allows Us The Freedom To Choose Whether Or Not To Follow An Impulse. Tue, 07 Jun 2016 11:10:19 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra Project - Ch. 5: Extract 1 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-project-ch-5-extract-1 Chapter 5 Tells The Parable Of The Rain Cloud, How The Great Monsoon Rain Pours On All Plants, Great And Small Equally As The Compassion Of The Buddha Is The Same For All Beings Without Exception. Fri, 13 May 2016 13:40:41 GMT Zazen: Ritual & Practice http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/zazen-ritual-practice In This Talk, As Well As Covering The Basic Step-by-step Method Of How To Sit Zazen, We Place This Practice As A Central Ritual Of The Zen School, A Symbolic Enactment Of The Buddha’s Own Awakening Under The Bodhi Tree. Tue, 31 May 2016 11:28:14 GMT Verses From The Dhammapada 361 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/verses-from-the-dhammapada-361 “The Senses Are Good Friends When They Are Trained. Train Your Body In Deeds, Train Your Tongue In Words, Train Your Mind In Thoughts. This Training Will Take You Beyond Sorrow.” Wed, 25 May 2016 09:47:57 GMT Monkey's Brave New World Vol. 1 http://thezengateway.com/monkey/monkeys-brave-new-world 'Monkey' Is A Classic Of Chinese Literature. Also Known As 'Journey To The West' It Is Wonderful Tale Of How Tripitaka Brought Buddhist Scriptures To China: A Fabulous Tale Of Magic And Adventure To Coincide With This 'Year Of The Monkey'. Thu, 16 Jun 2016 16:37:30 GMT EXERCISES IN MINDFULNESS: The Six Paramitas - Discipline http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/exercises-in-mindfulness-the-six-paramitas-discipline Most Of Us Would Like To Be Good, Tolerant And Kind. The Question Is “Why Can’t We Be?” Tue, 03 May 2016 08:21:37 GMT BOOK REVIEW: Tibetan Zen - Discovering A Lost Tradition http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/book-review-tibetan-zen-discovering-a-lost-tradition It Is Important To Remember, However, That There Were No Zen Monasteries Anywhere In China At The Time That Dunhuang Flourished. Zen Was Taught In Monasteries Alongside Other Forms Of Buddhist Practise. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 08:42:45 GMT Dhammapada Verse: 232 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/dhammapada-verse-232 In Our Society, Words Are Highly Valued. Those Who Are The Most Articulate Tend To Wield The Most Power Wed, 20 Apr 2016 08:52:46 GMT EXERCISES IN MINDFULNESS: The Six Paramitas - Giving http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/exercises-in-mindfulness-the-six-paramitas-giving I Feel I Must Practice Mindfulness And Meditation But In Fact The State Of Meditation Can Only Arise When ‘I’ Am Out Of The Way. Wed, 13 Apr 2016 10:16:39 GMT Buddhist Teachings Explained http://thezengateway.com/administration-pages/buddhist-teachings-explained On This Page You Will Find Some Of The Major Themes Of Buddhist Teachings And Doctrine From The Early Period And The Later Mahayana Development. Tue, 15 Mar 2016 10:47:49 GMT Video Talk: Two Monks And The Moving Flag http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/video-talk-two-monks-and-the-moving-flag A Famous Incident From The Life Of The Sixth Patriarch, Eno (Hui Neng), Concerns Two Monks Arguing About A Flapping Flag And How Master Eno Responded To This. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 09:32:37 GMT Zen Bites #15: Bereavement, Loss & Dying http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/zen-bites-15-bereavement-loss-dying We Continue Our Theme In This Parinirvana Month In This Special Edition Of Zen Bites Which Looks At The One Topic That Touches Us All. Wed, 04 May 2016 07:44:39 GMT Vol2 Pt1 http://thezengateway.com/buddha-blog/vol2-pt1 Sat, 14 May 2016 09:24:14 GMT Video Talk: Ikkyu And The Lightening. http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/video-talk-ikkyu-and-the-lightening This Talk Discusses The Elemental Nature Of The Emotional Household And Its Importance In Spiritual Transformation. Wed, 24 Feb 2016 08:46:39 GMT Final Words Of The Zen Masters http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/final-words-of-the-zen-masters In This Parinirvana Month We Will Be Featuring Some Of The Final Sayings And Death Poems Of The Zen Masters. Tue, 15 Mar 2016 09:20:14 GMT Verses From The Dhammapada 348 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/verses-from-the-dhammapada-348 Boredom Is Actually The Reluctance To Give Oneself Wholeheartedly Into What Is Being Done. Tue, 16 Feb 2016 09:23:41 GMT Images Of Truth: Parinirvana http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/images-of-truth-parinirvana On 15th February The Buddha's Death Is Commemorated In The NE Buddhist Tradition. This Month We Remember This Event And Look At The Subject Of Death & Dying In Buddhism. Tue, 01 Mar 2016 10:07:53 GMT EXERCISES IN MINDFULNESS: Introduction To The 6 Paramitas http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/exercises-in-mindfulness-introduction-to-the-6-paramitas The Heart/Mind Behaves ‘as If’ There Is ‘I’. Just As The Images On A Screen Create Very Real Effects On The Mind And The Body Of The Participating Audience So Do The Thoughts Create The Appearance Of ‘I’. Tue, 23 Feb 2016 10:36:54 GMT Video Talk: The Mountain Is The Mountain... http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/video-talk-the-mountain-is-the-mountain In This Talk We Hear About: The Samurai Code Of War And Honour; Zen Monastic Training; How Zen Training Was Used By A Samurai To Cultivate ‘fearlessness Of Death’ As Well As Cultivating In Himself Knowledge And Appreciation For The Arts And Cultu Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:07:36 GMT Excerpts From Volume Two Of The Records Of The Transmission Of The Lamp (Books 4-9 The Early Masters) http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/excerpts-from-volume-two-of-the-records-of-the-transmission-of-the-lamp-books-4-9-the-early-masters Prostrating Before Him, Shenxiu Cried In Admiration, ‘This Is Truly My Teacher!’ And Pledged His Heart To Undergo Any Hardship, Taking The Cutting Of Wood And Drawing Of Water As His Labour Of Service, In The Earnest Wish To Learn From The Master Tue, 31 Jan 2017 09:30:58 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra: Chapter 4, Ex. 5 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-chapter-4-ex-5 On A Sudden Have We To-day Been Seized With Surprise, Just As The Poor Man Who Acquired Riches; Now For The First Time Have We Obtained The Fruit Under The Rule Of Buddha, (a Fruit) As Excellent As Faultless. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 09:23:56 GMT Verses From The Dhammapada 224 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/verses-from-the-dhammapada-224 Traditionally We Give Gifts At This Time Of The Year With Perhaps The Hope Of Reciprocation. It Is Rare To Give Without Expectation Sat, 06 Feb 2016 17:25:22 GMT Video Talk: Nothing Further To Seek http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/video-talk-nothing-further-to-seek Master Rinzai's Anniversary Is Commemorated On 10th January. In This Talk We Hear A Commentary Upon One Of His Favourite Sayings. Sat, 23 Jan 2016 11:05:35 GMT Extracts From 'The Record Of Rinzai'- Tr. Irmgard Scholoegl http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/extracts-from-the-record-of-rinzai-tr-irmgard-scholoegl Rinzai Gigen, Father Of The Line Or School Of Rinzai Zen, Died January 10th 866 A.D. His Date Of Birth Is Unknown, But It Is Generally Taken That His Teaching Career Was Not Much Longer Than A Decade. Tue, 02 Feb 2016 11:10:52 GMT THE ZEN GATEWAY – 2015 A YEAR IN VIEW http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-zen-gateway-2015-a-year-in-view We Look Back At How Far We Have Come In 2015 Seeing Some Of The Many Articles, Podcasts And Videos Featured Over The Past 12 Months. Tue, 19 Jan 2016 10:48:35 GMT Star Wars: The Force Awakens Review http://thezengateway.com/news-round-ups-reviews/star-wars-the-force-awakens-review To Compliment The Article On Samuarai Zen Influences On George Lucas' Star Wars Mythos Here Is Nick's Review Of 'The Force Awakens' Tue, 05 Jan 2016 09:34:57 GMT EXERCISES IN MINDFULNESS: Holding It Together. http://thezengateway.com/exercises-in-mindfulness/exercises-in-mindfulness-holding-it-together LooK At Good Athletes Or Any Sports People — They May Be Exhausted, Sit Or Even Lie Down To Rest — But They Never Flop Into A Spineless Heap! Thu, 28 Jan 2016 19:20:09 GMT Images Of Truth: The Goddess Vasundhara http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/images-of-truth-the-goddess-vasundhara The Buddhist Goddess Vasundhara (or Vasudhara) Is A Particularly Popular Deity In The Kathmandu Valley, Nepal, Where She Is Associated With Good Fortune And Abundance. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 14:21:51 GMT The Miraculous Birth – A Zen Gateway Essay For Christmas. http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-miraculous-birth-a-zen-gateway-essay-for-christmas The Swiss Psychologist, Carl Jung, Stated That A Symbol Can Never Be Known Completely As There Is Always A Deeper Meaning And A Living Symbol Cannot Be Exhausted Because It Is Always Being Reinterpreted As The World Changes. Tue, 29 Dec 2015 12:29:29 GMT Verses From The Dhammapada 307 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/verses-from-the-dhammapada-307 In The Zen Training We Are Shown How To Meet Such Emotions As Fear And Everything Else That Arises In Each Moment, Whether A Person, Object, Action Or Situation. Tue, 12 Jan 2016 09:12:28 GMT Video Talk: The Great Rohatsu Sesshin http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/video-talk-the-great-rohatsu-sesshin The Buddha's Enlightenment Is Commemorated From 1st - 8th December By The Rohatsu Sesshin Which Is Sat In Zen Monasteries And Temples. It Is An Intense Time. Wed, 06 Jan 2016 12:27:53 GMT The Great Rohatsu Sesshin http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-great-rohatsu-sesshin The Zen School Commemorates The Buddha's Enlightenment From 1st-8th December With One Of The Most Arduous Of Zen Sesshin's - Rohatsu. We Mark This Occasion With A Series Of Articles And Extracts In The Spirit Of This Intense Period Of Training. Thu, 24 Dec 2015 13:10:12 GMT Images Of Truth: Prajnaparamita http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/images-of-truth-prajnaparamita We Continue Our Series Of Images From Buddhist Art With This Figure, The Embodiment Of The Sixth Paramita, Often Called 'Mother Of All The Buddhas'. Fri, 25 Dec 2015 09:52:15 GMT Master Daito & The Water Melon-seller http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/master-daito-the-water-melon-seller When The Emperor Wanted To Catch Himself A Zen Master He Had To Employ A Ruse To Trap His Prize! Tue, 01 Dec 2015 11:04:37 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra: Chapter 4, Ex. 4 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-chapter-4-ex-4 The Father, Using Skilful Means, Entices His Frightened Son Into The House That Will Be His Inheritance. Wed, 13 Jan 2016 17:46:11 GMT Master Torei On The Life Of Daito Kokushi http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/master-torei-on-the-life-of-daito-kokushi Daito’ S Buddhist Name Was Shuho And His Family Name Myocho. He Was Born In The Province Of Han, And Started His Training Under National Teacher Bukkoku, And Continued Under Daio, From Whom He Inherited The Dharma. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 12:00:02 GMT Extract: ‘A Pilgrim’s Guide To Forty-Six Temples By Shiro Usui - Daitoku-ji http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/extract-a-pilgrims-guide-to-forty-six-temples-by-shiro-usui-daitoku-ji “Passing Through The Gateway To The Temple Grounds, There Is A Large Central Gate To The Right. It Had Recently Been Repaired; Painted A Brilliant Vermillion, It Seemed To Soar Into The Sky. Wed, 18 Nov 2015 09:13:12 GMT Report On Mindfulness Symposium At The Buddhist Society October 2015 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/report-on-mindfulness-symposium-at-the-buddhist-society-october-2015 The Speakers Included Members Of The Sangha, Secular Mindfulness Trainers, A Journalist Working With A Westminster Policy Group On Mindfulness And Academics Working In The Field. They Spoke From Their Personal Experiences With Mindfulness Training A Thu, 26 Nov 2015 16:44:44 GMT Video Talk: The Shinto Shrine http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/video-talk-the-shinto-shrine In The Zen Gateway Commentary, We Look At The Importance Of Ritual For Changing Consciousness And Perception And How It Forms Part Of A Buddhist Practice Thu, 03 Dec 2015 08:15:18 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra: Chapter 4, Ex. 3 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-chapter-4-ex-3 The Parable Of The Prodigal Son Continues: He Has Wasted His Inheritance And Fallen In With The Destitute But There Is A Chance Meeting With His Father. Thu, 19 Nov 2015 21:07:08 GMT Daito Kokushi's Sermon On The Original Face Before Father And Mother Were Born http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/daito-kokushis-sermon-on-the-original-face-before-father-and-mother-were-born This Month We Commemorate The Life And Teachings Of Daito Kokushi (1281-1337), Founder Of Daitoku-ji Monastery In Kyoto, Japan. Here Is Master Daito's Sermon To Emperor Hanazono Wed, 11 Nov 2015 12:03:14 GMT EXERCISES IN MINDFULNESS: Tasting The BitterSweet http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/exercises-in-mindfulness-tasting-the-bittersweet There Is A Story That The Buddha Tells Of A Man Being Pursued By A Tiger. He Runs Over The Edge Of A Precipice And Falling Manages To Grab A Vine That Hangs Over The Edge. Tue, 29 Dec 2015 12:28:25 GMT Yoka Daishi Cautions... A Video Talk By The Zen Gateway http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/yoka-daishi-cautions-a-video-talk-by-the-zen-gateway Master Yoka Cautions: Getting Rid Of Things And Clinging To Emptiness Are The Same Illness; It Is Like Throwing Oneself Into Fire To Avoid Being Drowned. Thu, 05 Nov 2015 14:44:54 GMT Verses From The Dhammapada 49 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/verses-from-the-dhammapada-49 The Bees And Flowers Are Perfect Examples Of The Life-Force (The Buddha Nature), Working Towards The Good Of The Whole, In Harmony And ‘at One’ With All That Is. Wed, 09 Dec 2015 12:27:49 GMT Zen Bites: Transcendence http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/zen-bites-transcendence Our Popular Podcast Returns With Jamie Shavdia And Martin Goodson Tackling The Subject Of Transcendence And Its Part In Mindfulness Practice. Thu, 31 Dec 2015 14:22:58 GMT Spiralling Thoughts http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/spiralling-thoughts We Can Accept ‘these Are Just Spiralling Thoughts, We Know Them, We’ve Heard Them Before’. The Difficulty Is With The Emotions That Goes With Them. Wed, 28 Oct 2015 08:14:03 GMT What Does Ancient Greek Theatre & Zazen Have In Common? http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/what-does-ancient-greek-theatre-zazen-have-in-common So, Back To The Original Question. Zazen & Greek Theatre Are Both ‘religious’ Acts. These Plays Were Performed As Part Of A Festival Dedicated To Dionysus, The Greek God Of Wine, Madness, Theatre And Religious Ecstasy, Tue, 10 Nov 2015 08:34:00 GMT EXERCISES IN MINDFULNESS: Habit Formation http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/exercises-in-mindfulness-habit-formation Just Reflect On The Sensation When Hearing A View That We Disagree With, Is It Pleasant Or Unpleasant? As Such Vedana Moves Us To Action And Becomes The Basis For The Emotional Responses And Conditioning. Thu, 29 Oct 2015 17:32:52 GMT What If You Meet A Deaf, Blind Mute; How Will You Save Him? http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/what-if-you-meet-a-deaf-blind-mute-how-will-you-save-him Dr Alan Sidi Continues Looking At This Quote From Master Gensha. Just Who Is This Deaf, Blind Mute? Wed, 21 Oct 2015 09:20:25 GMT Master Gensha On The Liberation Of All Beings. http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/master-gensha-on-the-liberation-of-all-beings Dr Alan Sidi Comments Upon The Four Great Vows Of The Bodhisattva, The Importance Of Bodhicitta And Generating Compassion. Thu, 15 Oct 2015 09:17:07 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra: Chapter 4, Ex. 2 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-chapter-4-ex-2 The Buddha's Disciple Mahakasyapa Sings A Song About The Prodigal Son Wed, 04 Nov 2015 16:52:34 GMT Stories From The Zen Canon: Who Puts You Under Restraint? A Video Talk http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/who-puts-you-under-restraint In This Story Master Sosan Is Asked For Liberation By A Monk. But The Master Asks Him To Name The One Who Restrains Him? Tue, 20 Oct 2015 08:23:39 GMT EXERCISES IN MINDFULNESS: This Body Is The Bodhi Tree http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/exercises-in-mindfulness-this-body-is-the-bodhi-tree Here Too, Is Where The Awakening Happens, Not In Some Lofty Place, At Some Other Time But Here And Now Which Is Where The Ever-present Body Abides. Fri, 16 Oct 2015 13:33:50 GMT Verses From The Dhammapada 278 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/verses-from-the-dhammapada-278 A Dream Then Occurred In Which Little Anxious, One-eyed Child Was Being Comforted. On Waking, There Was The Understanding That The Compulsive Searching Was Fuelled By Deep Anxiety. Tue, 27 Oct 2015 12:38:02 GMT THE STORY OF THE INDIAN PATRIARCHS: SANAKAVASA http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-story-of-the-indian-patriarchs-sanakavasa What Is More This Nature Is Inherent In Phenomena And Not Existing In Some Metaphysical Realm. Thus Our Training Is Always Turned Towards The World Of The Phenomenal. Sat, 17 Oct 2015 10:04:23 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra: Chapter 4, Ex. 1 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-chapter-4-ex-1 The Great Disciples Are Overwhelmed By The News That They, Too, Will Attain To Full And Perfect Enlightenment But Remind The Buddha That They Are… Mon, 05 Oct 2015 09:03:10 GMT The Myoshin-ji Dragon http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-myoshin-ji-dragon In This Talk We Hear About Kano Tanyu Who Painted The Dragon, He Painted From Life, On The Myoshin-ji Temple Ceiling. Wed, 30 Sep 2015 12:38:34 GMT Drama The Most Important Lesson On A School Timetable… http://thezengateway.com/news-items/drama-the-most-important-lesson-on-a-school-timetable A Lesson In Which The World Of The Imagination Is Explored Through Storytelling. Where A Child Can Walk In To A Classroom And Find Themselves Discovering What It Might Be Like To Feel Frail And Old Thu, 17 Sep 2015 09:39:33 GMT EXERCISES IN MINDFULNESS: Walking Meditation http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/exercises-in-mindfulness-walking-meditation The Buddha Explained That Meditation Can Be Practiced In All Of The Four Traditional Postures: Sitting, Standing, Walking And Lying Down. This Is A Formulaic Way Of Saying That We Can Practice No Matter What We Are Doing Wed, 23 Sep 2015 09:58:19 GMT BUDDHA BLOG Pt. 2 http://thezengateway.com/buddha-blog/buddha-blog-pt-2 Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15:05:54 GMT PEACE AND RECONCILIATION AT THREE WHEELS TEMPLE IN ACTON TOWN COMMEMORATES 70 YEARS SINCE THE END OF WWII. http://thezengateway.com/news-items/peace-and-reconciliation-at-three-wheels-temple-in-acton-town-commemorates-70-years-since-the-end-of-wwii It Was A Deeply Affecting Ceremony And Regardless Of The Formality Of Such Occasions It Is True To Say That All The Speakers Spoke From The Heart A Number Moved To Tears. Thu, 03 Sep 2015 14:03:50 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra: Chapter 3, Ex. 6 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-chapter-3-ex-6 The Buddha Explains That The Different Vehicles Are All Part Of The Same Great Way To Buddhahood. Fri, 11 Sep 2015 12:44:26 GMT NOTES FROM THE BUDDHIST SOCIETY SUMMER SCHOOL 2015 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/notes-from-the-buddhist-society-summer-school-2015 A Daily Compendium Of Stories, Talks And Information From The Buddhist Society Summer School 22-29th August 2015. Mon, 31 Aug 2015 09:41:49 GMT Video Talks: The Unruffled Monk http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/video-talks-the-unruffled-monk A Classic Story Of A Seasoned Monk Whom The Younger Monks Find Unsettling Because Of His Composure; So They Decide To Test Him To See Just How Collected He Can Be When They Try To Give Him A Good Scare! Thu, 10 Sep 2015 13:05:13 GMT 'Inside Out' - A Review Of Pixar's Latest Animated Offering http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/inside-out-a-review-of-pixars-latest-animated-offering This Is Sophisticated Myth-making Explaining To Kids How Our Memories Condition Our Reactions And Thus Future Ways Of Perceiving And Behaving. Sun, 23 Aug 2015 22:25:18 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra: Chapter 3, Ex. 5 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-chapter-3-ex-5 The Buddha Asks Sariputra If The Father Is Guilty Of Falsehood By Misleading His Children In Order To Save Them From The Burning House? Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:39:19 GMT EXERCISES IN MINDFULNESS: The Great 'YES!' http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/exercises-in-mindfulness-the-great-yes Samadhi Literally Means ‘to Join Together’ Something That Has Drifted Apart; And Refers To What Happens When Consciousness Is Fully Engaged Or ‘given Into’ What At This Moment Is Being Done. Wed, 02 Sep 2015 09:53:54 GMT Stories From The Zen Canon; Hyakujo & The Fox http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/stories-from-the-zen-canon-hyakujo-the-fox We Begin A New Series Of Talks On Stories From The Zen Canon With Commentary By The Zen Gateway. Tue, 18 Aug 2015 13:11:38 GMT Verses From The Dhammapada 397 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/verses-from-the-dhammapada-397 Fear Is With Us From The Time We Separate From Our Mother At Birth. Some Studies Show That We Learn Fear From Our Parents’ Behaviour. Others Suggest We May Inherit Specific Fears Through Our Genes. Sat, 19 Sep 2015 16:36:24 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra: Chapter 3, Ex. 4 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-chapter-3-ex-4 I Have Got Such Great Vehicles, And Ought To Treat All The Boys Equally And Without Partiality. Thu, 13 Aug 2015 15:43:07 GMT EXERCISES IN MINDFULNESS: JUST THIS ONCE http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/exercises-in-mindfulness-just-this-once Often Something Happens, I Have A Bad Day, There Is A Minor Crisis And I Want To Reward Myself By Making It Easy For Me. A Common Thought Can Be ‘Just This Once, I Won’t Bother.’ Wed, 12 Aug 2015 17:02:40 GMT Records Of The Transmission Of The Lamp: Bk 3: Chan Master Sengna http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/records-of-the-transmission-of-the-lamp-bk-3-chan-master-sengna Chan Master Sengna Was One Of The Seventeen Collateral Dharma-heirs Of The Second Chinese Patriarch, Huike. This Extract Gives An Account Of Sengna’s Teachings To One Of His Followers. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:08:55 GMT Raffles & The Princes: A Trip To Borobudur http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/raffles-the-princes-a-trip-to-borobudur We Wanted To Trace The Complex Religious Heritage Which Raffles Noted In His History Of Java, First Visiting The Magnificent Buddhist Temple Of Borobudur Of Which He Initiated The Excavation Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:13:24 GMT Verses From The Dhammapada 113 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/verses-from-the-dhammapada-113 The Open Heart Is Always Alert, Always Spontaneous Continually Embraces Everything Coming To Be And Ceasing To Be.’ Shunryu Suzuki Called It ‘Beginner’s Mind’ Tue, 04 Aug 2015 09:24:32 GMT Records Of The Transmission Of The Lamp: Bk 3: Bodhidharma http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/records-of-the-transmission-of-the-lamp-bk-3-bodhidharma Book Three Chronicles The Life Of Bodhidharma And The First Five Chinese Patriarchs, Along With Some Collateral Dharma-heirs. The Following Extract Recounts Bodhidharma’s Final Teachings To His Disciples Before Returning To India. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 08:16:48 GMT Zen Bites #13: Sounds, Chanting & Mantras http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/zen-bites-13-sounds-chanting-mantras How Does Sound Affect Conciousness? Why Has Chanting Always Been Integral In Religious Practice? All Shall Be Explored! Thu, 06 Aug 2015 15:29:59 GMT Records Of The Transmission Of The Lamp: Bk 2: Aryasimha http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/records-of-the-transmission-of-the-lamp-bk-2-aryasimha When Master Haklena Entrusted Aryasimha With The Dharma, He Forewarned That Fifty Years Hence Aryasimha Would Encounter Some Grave Difficulties. Thu, 16 Jul 2015 16:31:50 GMT THE BULL & HIS HERDSMAN: Entering The Market-place With Bliss Bestowing Hands http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-bull-his-herdsman-entering-the-market-place-with-bliss-bestowing-hands This Final Talk Looks At The Return Of The Great Bodhisattva To The Ordinary Life And The Treasures That He Brings With Him. Tue, 21 Jul 2015 11:44:23 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra: Chapter 3, Ex. 3 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-chapter-3-ex-3 On A Sudden The Whole House Was From Every Side Put In Conflagration By A Mass Of Fire. Let Us Suppose That The Man Had Many Little Boys, Say Five, Or Ten, Or Even Twenty, And That He Himself Had Come Out Of The House. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 13:38:49 GMT Records Of The Transmission Of The Lamp: Bk 2 - Kanadeva http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/records-of-the-transmission-of-the-lamp-bk-2-kanadeva Kanadeva Was The Disciple Of Nagarjuna. This Excerpt Relates His Meeting And Interview With Nagarjuna, And Also Later His First Encounter With His Own Disciple, Rahulata, Who Would Become The 16th Indian Patriarch. Thu, 09 Jul 2015 08:29:46 GMT THE STORY OF MASTER JOSHU http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-story-of-master-joshu-pt-1 A Monk Was Saying Farewell To Master Joshu, Who Asked Him: “Where Are You Going?” The Monk Said: “all Over The Place, To Learn Buddhism.” Master Joshu, Holding Up His Fly-whisk, Said: ‘Do Not Stay Where The Buddha Is... Wed, 22 Jul 2015 10:45:47 GMT Images Of Truth: 8. Emaciated Buddha http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/images-of-truth-8-emaciated-buddha One Of The Most Powerful Buddhist Images, The Emaciated Bodhisattva Form Probably Originated In Gandhara. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 12:54:11 GMT EXERCISES IN MINDFULNESS: THE BODY & MIND HIGHWAY http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/exercises-in-mindfulness-the-body-mind-highway The Division Between Body And Mind Is A Deep Division In Our Modern Minds And May Even Seem Self-evident; However There Is A Very Close Relationship Between Physical Form And Mental States. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:48:34 GMT The Bull And His Herdsman: 9. Return To The Origin. Back To The Source. http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-bull-and-his-herdsman-9-return-to-the-origin-back-to-the-source In This Penultimate Talk In The Series Of The Bull And His Herdsman The Mystery Deepens As We Witness The Return Of Spring Following The Great Death. Wed, 08 Jul 2015 12:42:23 GMT SPRING: The Dance Of Lightness & Freshness Pt.2 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/spring-the-dance-of-lightness-freshness-pt2 There Are No Objects That Are Separate From Us. The Realm Of The Dharmakaya Is Everywhere. Whatever We See Is A Wondrous Composite Of Different Things. Thu, 25 Jun 2015 18:38:12 GMT Reflections On The Noble Eightfold Path http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/reflections-on-the-noble-eightfold-path In This Article Long Time Zen Practitioner, Dr Alan Sidi, Talks About How This Early Teaching Of The Buddha Impacts In Practice. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 21:07:13 GMT Dharma Assortments http://thezengateway.com/administration-pages/dharma-assortments A Collection Of Assorted Articles By Various Contributors Sun, 20 Aug 2017 11:47:05 GMT THE MOST IMPORTANT THING IS VITALITY http://thezengateway.com/interviews-on-the-zen-gateway/the-most-important-thing-is-vitality An Interview With Calligrapher, Michiko Imai Wed, 01 Jul 2015 12:53:20 GMT Zen Bites # 12: Mindfulness & Relationships http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/zen-bites-12-mindfulness-relationships In This Episode Jamie And Martin Discuss The Importance Of Mindfulness Within Relationships. The Changes That Mindfulness Can Bring About In The Individual In Both The Spiritual And Psychotherapeutic Sense Are Discussed, Specifically In Relation To Thu, 06 Aug 2015 15:32:22 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra: Chapter 3, Ex. 2 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-chapter-3-ex-2 In This Extract The Buddha Prophesies That Sariputra Will Himself Become A Buddha In A Future Incarnation. Illustration By Roberta Mansell. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 18:23:16 GMT Exercises In Mindfulness: Cloud Water http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/exercises-in-mindfulness-cloud-water ‘Unsui’ Is The Japanese Term For A Monk (here Meaning Either Female Or Male). The Literal Meaning Is ‘Cloud, Water’ And Comes From A Chinese Poem ‘ To Drift Like Clouds And Float Like Water.’ Wed, 24 Jun 2015 08:11:46 GMT Interviews http://thezengateway.com/administration-pages/interviews Tue, 16 Aug 2016 17:57:41 GMT SPRING: The Dance Of Lightness & Freshness http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/spring-the-dance-of-lightness-freshness Bruce Ginsberg Spent 1968-1969 In Asia Studying Buddhism, Including The Summer Months Of 1967 At Daitokuji Rinzai Zen Monastery In Kyoto, With Periods In Korea, HongKong, SE. Asia And India. Thu, 18 Jun 2015 16:07:30 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra Project - Ch. 3: Extract 1 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-project-ch-3-extract-1 The Venerable Sâriputra Was Thrilled And Delighted To Hear That Full And Perfect Enlightenment Was Possible And Now Without Doubt Or Sadness Rejoiced That One Day He Will Himself Manifest Buddha Wisdom. Sat, 13 Jun 2015 09:36:26 GMT The Bull And His Herdsman: 8 Both Bull & Man Forgotten http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-bull-and-his-herdsman-8-both-bull-man-forgotten Continuing The Series Of Talks On The Bull And His Herdsman: When All Worldly Wanting Dropped Away, Holiness, Too, Lost Its Meaning. Tue, 23 Jun 2015 09:13:21 GMT REVIEW: Records Of The Transmission Of The Lamp Vol. 1 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/review-records-of-the-transmission-of-the-lamp-vol-1 This Exceptional Short Book Belies Its True Size. It Is Just The Very First Part Of A Major Work Of Translation Of A Key Buddhist Text Previously Inaccessible To Most Western Readers. Wed, 17 Jun 2015 09:21:43 GMT Records Of The Transmission Of The Lamp: An Interview With Translator Randolph S. Whitfield http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/records-of-the-transmission-of-the-lamp-an-interview-with-translator-randolph-s-whitfield Randolph Whitfield Talks About His Relationship With The Text And Its Importance To The Dissemination Of Zen In The West. Thu, 11 Jun 2015 19:23:58 GMT Records Of The Transmission Of The Lamp: Bk 1 The Buddhas http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/records-of-the-transmission-of-the-lamp-bk-1-the-buddhas In The Lalitavistara It Says, ‘The Buddha Was First Born Into A Noble Royal Family, Releasing The Great Light Of Wisdom Into Every Direction Of The Universe. The Earth Gave Rise To Golden Lotus Blossoms Naturally Supporting His Feet. Thu, 04 Jun 2015 11:34:02 GMT EXERCISES IN MINDFULNESS: THE CONSTANT GARDENER http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/exercises-in-mindfulness-the-constant-gardener In Our Own Minds Habits Form Which Become Ingrained And Can Dominate Our Personality Closing Off Other Ways Of Responding To Situations By Forming ‘views’ And Opinions Which Programme Set Ways Of Conceiving The World And Our Place In It. Fri, 12 Jun 2015 13:35:37 GMT Verses From The Dhammapada: 400 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/verses-from-the-dhammapada-400 The Zen Training Teaches Us That Anger Is To Be Treated With Reverence, Not To Be Denied But Met And Suffered. Tue, 21 Jul 2015 07:52:53 GMT Records Of The Transmission Of The Lamp: Bk.1 The Indian Patriarchs http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/records-of-the-transmission-of-the-lamp-bk1-the-indian-patriarchs Upagupta Is Said To Have Been The Spiritual Teacher Of The Indian King Asoka, Who Was A Great Patron Of Buddhism (around The 3rd Century BCE). He Is Best Known For His Conversion Of Mara, The Buddhist Evil One. Thu, 28 May 2015 19:47:25 GMT EXERCISES IN MINDFULNESS: If It Looks Like A Dog, And Barks Like A Dog... http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/exercises-in-mindfulness-if-it-looks-like-a-dog-and-barks-like-a-dog In The Beginning We Learn To Act Skilfully Through Rewards And Threats But As We Develop Wisdom We Opt Into Skilful Behaviour Because We See The Consequences Of Not Doing So. Wed, 27 May 2015 11:15:51 GMT Records Of The Transmission Of The Lamp: An Introduction To A Seminal Zen Text By Randolph S. Whitfield http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/records-of-the-transmission-of-the-lamp-an-introduction-to-a-seminal-zen-text-by-randolph-s-whitfield An Important Chinese Chan/Zen Text, The Records Formed The Basis For Many Of The Zen Koans Used In Training In China Right Up To The Present Day. In This Article The Records Translator Contextualises The Work Historically & Politically. Thu, 28 May 2015 19:43:25 GMT Bull Herding Pictures:7. Bull Forgotten, Man Remains http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/bull-herding-pictures7-bull-forgotten-man-remains In This Picture The Bull Is Now Full Integrated With The Herdsman Who Reverently Beholds A Great Mystery. Wed, 03 Jun 2015 08:19:06 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra: Chapter 2, Ex. 4 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-chapter-2-ex-4 It Is But My Skilfulness Which Prompts Me To Manifest Three Vehicles; For There Is But One Vehicle And One Track; There Is Also But One Instruction By The Leaders. Thu, 21 May 2015 18:02:17 GMT Exercises In Mindfulness: The Emergence Of Human Consciousness. http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/exercises-in-mindfulness-the-emergence-of-human-consciousness As The Late Trevor Leggett Once Pointed Out, The Saying ‘Pearls Before Swine’ Is Not A Condemnation Of The Swine But Of The One Who Threw Down The Pearls And Who Could Know Better! Wed, 20 May 2015 12:33:50 GMT The Bull & His Herdsman: 6. Returning Home On The Back Of The Bull http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-bull-his-herdsman-6-returning-home-on-the-back-of-the-bull In This Sixth Of Ten Talks The Herdsman Sits Astride The Bull Who Now Knows The Way Home. Both Move To The Music Of The Simple Folk Tune From The Herdsman's Flute. Thu, 14 May 2015 17:43:16 GMT Verses From The Dhammapada: 377 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/verses-from-the-dhammapada-377 The Dhammapada Is One Of The Oldest Collections Of Sayings Of The Buddha. The Collection Of 423 Verses Appear In The Pali Canon And Arise From Specific Stories During The Teaching Life Of The Buddha. Each Verse Reflects The Buddha's Response To The S Tue, 26 May 2015 14:57:25 GMT Verses From The Dhammapada http://thezengateway.com/administration-pages/verses-from-the-dhammapada Wed, 05 Jul 2017 09:57:51 GMT The Bull And His Herdsman: 5 Gentling The Bull http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-bull-and-his-herdsman-5-gentling-the-bull The Herdsman And The Bull Come Together In Trust And Mutual Faith. In This Talk The Importance Of Reverence Is Discussed As Necessary For Compassion And Wisdom. Thu, 07 May 2015 17:38:37 GMT Exercises In Mindfulness: Ghosts & Daemons http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/exercises-in-mindfulness-ghosts-daemons When We Talk Of ‘tolerance’ In Buddhism It Is, Like Charity, Something That Must Begin At Home. We Must Get Used To Bearing Some Of Our Own Heat Without Always Discharging It Into The Situation. Tue, 12 May 2015 11:32:29 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra: Chapter 2, Ex. 3 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-chapter-2-ex-3 It Is Not By Reasoning, Sâriputra, That The Law Is To Be Found: It Is Beyond The Pale Of Reasoning, And Must Be Learnt From The Tathâgata. For, Sâriputra, It Is For A Sole Object, A Sole Aim That The Tathâgata Appears In The World. Wed, 13 May 2015 09:37:09 GMT The Bull Herding Pictures: 4 Catching The Bull http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-bull-herding-pictures-4-catching-the-bull The Series Of Talks On The Bull & His Herdsman Continues With 4. Catching The Bull Thu, 30 Apr 2015 09:27:34 GMT Zen Bites # 11: Sitting Meditation/Zazen http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/buddha-blog-11-sitting-meditationzazen In This Episode Of Zen Bites Martin & Jamie Discuss The Role Of Sitting Meditation Or Zazen Within A Buddhist Practice, Including Practical Tips For Meditators. Tue, 16 Jun 2015 09:07:47 GMT Exercises In Mindfulness: Heavens & Hells http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/exercises-in-mindfulness-heavens-hells Vivid Pictures Show The Wonders Of The Heavenly Realms And The Torments Of The Hell Realms; However In Buddhism They Describe Our States Of Consciousness As Experienced By Us In Our Incarnations Now. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 18:58:32 GMT Exercises In Mindfulness: Six Realms Of All-beings http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/six-realms-of-all-beings Our Objects For Mindfulness Are To Be Found In The Six Realms Where Beings Appear And Pass Away. The Awareness Of Continuous 'rebirth' Undermines The Clinging To The Concept Of Self. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 09:10:19 GMT 3. Finding The Bull http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/3-finding-the-bull Third In The Series Of Ten Talks On The Zen Training Analogy Of The Bull & His Herdsman. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 18:26:58 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra: Chapter 2, Ex. 2 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-chapter-2-ex-2 The Venerable Sâriputra Having Spoken, The Lord Said To Him: Enough, Sâriputra; It Is Of No Use Explaining This Matter. Why? Because, Sâriputra, The World, Including The Gods, Would Be Frightened If This Matter Were Expounded. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 18:55:08 GMT The Bull Herding Pictures: 2. Finding The Traces http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-bull-herding-pictures-2-finding-the-traces Continuing The Series On The 10 Bull Herding Pictures We Come To The 2nd Picture: Finding The Traces - A Video Commentary. Tue, 07 Apr 2015 12:16:11 GMT Introduction To Zen Practice Pt. 1 http://thezengateway.com/teachings-practice/beginning-zen-practice The First Of Two Talks On Setting Out On The Zen Way - A Practice Talk By The Zen Gateway Thu, 31 Dec 2015 14:25:52 GMT Introduction To Zen Practice Pt. 2 http://thezengateway.com/teachings-practice/introduction-to-zen-practice-pt-2 The 2nd Part To This Introduction On How To Start Zen Training. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 11:06:09 GMT Exercises In Mindfulness: This Burning House http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/exercises-in-mindfulness-this-burning-house Continuing Our Investigation Of The Wheel Of Life, We Zoom In On The Three Fires Those Compulsive Elements Of Our Heart And Powerhouse Of Karma. Wed, 08 Apr 2015 15:23:59 GMT News Round-up http://thezengateway.com/news-round-ups-reviews/news-round-up Buddhist News From Around The Internet. Please Note That The Zen Gateway Does Not Necessarily Endorse Any Items Found Here. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 10:41:40 GMT Zen Bites #10: Body & Breath http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/zen-bites-10-body-breath-1 In This Episode Jamie Shavdia & Martin Goodson Discuss The Importance Of The Body In The Practice Of Mindfulness And Buddhist Practice, As Well As The Pivotal Role Of Following The Breath. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 20:02:46 GMT Exercises In Mindfulness: A Map Of Consciousness http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/exercises-in-mindfulness-a-map-of-consciousness-1 Once We Have Begun To Establish A Mindfulness Practice What Is It That We Become Mindful Of? In Buddhism, As It Has Been Already Pointed Out, Both Mindfulness & Meditation Are Used To Develop Insight Into The Nature Of Ones Own Heart And Mind. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 12:52:52 GMT Videos & Podcasts http://thezengateway.com/administration-pages/videos Sat, 12 Aug 2017 08:23:00 GMT 1. Searching For The Bull http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/1-searching-for-the-bull The Search For What? The Bull Has Never Been Missing. But Without Knowing It The Herdsman Estranged Himself From Himself And So The Bull Became Lost In The Dust. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 10:42:32 GMT The Story Of Daiyu Myokyo Zenji http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-story-of-daiyu-myokyo-zenji-pt1 Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:44:35 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra: Chapter 2, Ex. 1 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-chapter-2-ex-1 CHAPTER II, SKILFULNESS The Lord Then Rose With Recollection And Consciousness From His Meditation, And Forthwith Addressed The Venerable Sâriputra: The Buddha Knowledge, Sâriputra, Is Profound, Difficult To Understand, Difficult To Comprehend. Thu, 02 Apr 2015 08:35:19 GMT Exercises In Mindfulness: Whole Body Living http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/exercises-in-mindfulness-whole-body-living If We Take A Tape Measure And Discover The Distance From The Crown Of The Head To The Middle Of The Eyebrows And Then Compare It To The Distance From The Middle Of The Eyebrows To The Soles Of The Feet – We Can See That The Latter Is Many Times Gre Fri, 20 Mar 2015 11:42:02 GMT The Bodhidharma Anthology - The Earliest Records Of Zen By: Jeffrey L. Broughton http://thezengateway.com/news-round-ups-reviews/the-bodhidharma-anthology-the-earliest-records-of-zen-by-jeffrey-l-broughton Wed, 11 Mar 2015 11:17:41 GMT Exercises In Mindfulness: Setting Up A Home Shrine http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/exercises-in-mindfulness-setting-up-a-home-shrine For Those Who Sit Meditation (zazen), At Home Within A Buddhist Tradition Setting Up A Small Area Dedicated To The Practice Can Aid Concentration. These Days Meditation Comes In All Shapes And Sizes And With A Growing Interest In It Many Secular For Thu, 12 Mar 2015 14:56:46 GMT The Illuminated Lotus Sutra: Chapter 2; Summary http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-illuminated-lotus-sutra-chapter-2-summary Here We Start Chapter 2, Skilfulness. The Buddha Emerges From His Samadhi And He Straightway Begins To Extol His Buddha-knowledge Which He Says Can Only Be Understood By Another Buddha. Sat, 14 Mar 2015 15:22:03 GMT The Story Of The Sixth Patriarch: Hui Neng/Eno Daikan http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/the-story-of-the-sixth-patriarch-hui-nengeno-daikan The Sixth Chinese Patriarch Is Called Hui Neng In Chinese And Eno Daikan In Japanese. He Lived 638-713 C.E. Originating From Southern China And Lived Through The ‘flowering’ Of Zen During The Tang Dynasty. Tue, 10 Mar 2015 08:05:33 GMT Exercises In MIndfulness: First Steps... http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/exercises-in-mindfulness-first-steps Before We Set Up Our Practice First Let’s Just Take A Short Look At What Exactly Is Mindfulness? Quite Often We Mean A ‘paying Attention To…’ Or A ‘being Aware Or Conscious Of…’ Something. If We Look At What It Is To Be Conscious, Well Thu, 05 Mar 2015 20:42:54 GMT Samsara - The State Of Delusion http://thezengateway.com/early-buddhist-teachings/samsara-the-state-of-delusion Samsara - The State Of Delusion Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:12:25 GMT Nibbana/Nirvana - Release From Suffering http://thezengateway.com/early-buddhist-teachings/nibbananirvana-release-from-suffering Nibbana/Nirvana - Release From Suffering Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:28:00 GMT Suffering - Dukkha http://thezengateway.com/early-buddhist-teachings/suffering-dukkha Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:25:28 GMT Review: Three Hundred Mile Tiger The Record Of Lin-Chi Translation And Commentary By Sokei-an http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/review-three-hundred-mile-tiger-the-record-of-lin-chi-translation-and-commentary-by-sokei-an-edited-by-mary-farkas-robert-lopez-and-peter-haskel This Is A Hefty Book. At Nearly Four Hundred Pages Nobody Parting With Hard-earned Money Will Feel They Haven’t Got Value In Sheer Volume Of Reading Material. Fri, 20 Mar 2015 11:52:10 GMT REVIEWS http://thezengateway.com/administration-pages/reviews Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:56:14 GMT ZEN BITES #9: MINDFULNESS OF EATING AND DRINKING http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/zen-bites-9-mindfulness-of-eating-and-drinking In This Podcast Jamie And Martin Discuss The Mindfulness Of Eating And Drinking, And How A Meditational Way Of Being In This Inevitable Act, Helps Us To Connect With The Present Moment. 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Fri, 02 Jan 2015 15:40:05 GMT The Story Of Bodhidharma http://thezengateway.com/bodhidharma/the-story-of-bodhidharma Modern Scholarship Places Bodhidharma As Living During The 5th Century C.E. His Origins Are Disputed. Fri, 02 Jan 2015 15:57:47 GMT Extracts From The Two Entrances: A Sermon By Bodhidharma http://thezengateway.com/bodhidharma/extracts-from-the-two-entrances-a-sermon-by-bodhidharma A SERMON ATTRIBUTED TO BODHIDHARMA WITH COMMENTARY BY MARTIN GOODSON Fri, 02 Jan 2015 16:39:22 GMT The Story Of Vasubandhu http://thezengateway.com/vasubandhu/the-story-of-vasubandhu Vasubandhu Was One Of The Major Teachers In The Zen Lineage After Sakyamuni Buddha, And Was Sometimes Referred To As A Second Buddha. In The Zen Lineage His Teacher Was Jayata And His Main Dharma Heir Was Manorhita. Tue, 30 Dec 2014 18:44:39 GMT BUDDHA BLOG: Vol. 1 Pt. 1 http://thezengateway.com/latest-news/buddha-blog-part-1-skateboards-buddhas-a-london-teenagers-story Thu, 12 Nov 2015 13:00:38 GMT HI! 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