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The Dharma articles listed below are available as pdf files. Right-click (or control-click for Mac users) the links below, and select "Save file as" to download the pdf file.


From Havoc to Jewel by Rev. Master Seikai

On the Orlando Shooting by Beth Seongwan

written by Rev. Master Seika
Depth Spirituality: Buddhism in the Age of Desire; unpublished, all publication rights are reserved. 2013.

The Eve of the Buddha's Enlightenment

Of the hundreds of titles available now in Buddhist literature, we can only recommend a relative handful.  These are books which monks of our monastic order have written, or with which we are familiar and will use on occasion for giving Dharma teaching in the temple. 

Sitting Buddha by Rev. Daishin Morgan; Throssel Hole Press, UK; 2005.

Buddhism From Within
by Rev. Daizui MacPhillamy; a general introduction to Buddhist teachings written from the perspective of practice, and how to bring the ideas of Buddhism into everyday life;  Shasta Abbey Press, 2003.

Zen Is Eternal Life
by Rev. Jiyu-Kennett; an overview of the teachings of Soto Zen, especially for those interested in monastic life.  Includes translations of Dogen and Keizan, who are considered the father and mother of Japanese Soto Zen; Shasta Abbey Press, 1972; 4th ed. 1999.

Roar of the Tigress: The Oral Teachings of Rev. Master Jiyu-Kennett: Western Woman and Zen Master; Shasta Abbey Press, two volumes, 2000.

Buddhist Writings translated by Rev. Hubert Nearman, Shasta Abbey Press, 1994.

Soto Zen by Rev. Chisan Koho Zenji.  Originally published in 1960 by the master of Rev. Master Jiyu-Kennett; Shasta Abbey Press, reprinted, 2000.

Buddha Recognizes Buddha by Rev. Daishin Morgan; Throssel Hole Press, UK, 2010.

The Dhammapada.  Short verses of teaching given by Shakyamuni Buddha, given in response to various situations.  Many translations are available, including some with the stories giving rise to the verses.

In the Words of the Buddha by Bhikkhu Bodhi.  A definitive compilation of the Buddha’s teachings on all aspects of human life—in his own words. Wisdom Publications

The Buddha and His Teachings by Narada Maha Thera; first published in Sri Lanka, 1964.




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