Author: Fuyu

Buddhism, History, Zen Buddhism

Rinzai Zen (Rinzai-shu)

The Linji lineage was first transmitted to Japan by Myosan Eisai who initially studied at the Tendai headquarters on Mount Hiei. While the heart of the Soto school is based on the practice of Zazen,

Buddhism, Concepts, Zen Buddhism

What is Mushin?

Mushin is the essence of Zen and Japanese martial arts. Mushin literally means “empty mind”, and it is commonly called “the state of no-mindedness”. Mushin is at the core of Zen and Japanese martial arts. It


What is Buddhism?

Buddhism is a religion that was founded 2500 years ago by Siddhartha Gautama, and teaches how to get rid of suffering and achieve happiness and inner peace. Followed today by approximately 300 million people around

Buddhism, History

Who is Buddha ?

Contrary to what most people in the Western world think, Buddha was neither a God nor a legend, but a real man that lived 2500 years ago in India. The Buddha was born in the Lumbini woods,


Buddhism FAQ

Please take some time to read our Zen FAQ (Zen Frequently Asked Questions) that answers the most common questions related to Zen Buddhism. Is Buddha a God? No, he is not and, contrary to Christ,

Buddhism, History, Zen Buddhism

Sojiji Temple

Sojiji Temple is the second head temple of the Soto school of Zen Buddhism and is one of the biggest and most famous Buddhist temples in Japan. Originally, Sojiji was a Shingon Buddhist temple and was built

Buddhism, Zen Buddhism

Fuyu’s Buddhist Reading List

Hey there! If you’re interested in delving deeper into the world of Zen or Buddhism, I’ve got a list of some of my all-time favorite books that I’ve personally read and enjoyed. And don’t worry,