Daily Zen Library
Teachings of Zen
Author: Thomas Cleary
Essential Zen teachings on realizing the original mind in all of us. These teachings have been selected from the voluminous Zen canon for their accessibility, their clarity, and above all their practical effectiveness in fostering Zen concentrations and insights. This is Zen guidance presented by the masters for over a thousand years.
In the still night by the vacant window, Wrapped in monk’s robe I sit in meditation, Navel and nostrils lined up straight, Ears paired to the slope of shoulders. Window whitens, The moon comes up; Rain’s stopped, But drops go on dripping. Wond...Details »