Zen Buddhism

Zen Buddhism is a branch of Mahayana Buddhism that emphasizes the practice of meditation and mindfulness as a means to achieve enlightenment. It originated in China and spread to Japan, where it had a profound impact on Japanese culture and philosophy.

Buddhism, Zen Buddhism

How do Buddhists Handle Breakups?

With its profound insights into the human condition, Buddhism offers unique guidance on navigating the emotional complexities of breakups. The Buddhist philosophy provides us tools for understanding and managing the pain of relationship endings, grounded…

Awakening, Buddhism, Zen Buddhism

What is Unborn Zen?

Having studied Zen Buddhism for over thirty years, I’ve recently uncovered the distinct teachings of Bankei Yōtaku. This unexpected discovery, emerging from the rich tapestry of Zen traditions I’ve studied, introduced me to a philosophy…