What Is Meditation? What is Zen?

Myōgen Steve Stücky, the late central abbot of San Francisco Zen Center, answers, “What is meditation?” for us in this video. He also talks about, “What is Tassajara?” and “What is Zen?”It was filmed last summer at Tassajara. In the video Steve explains: Zazen is to settle into ‘now’ – right here, right now. And, […]

The Bodhisattva’s Edge

These words of wisdom are from the former grand abbot of the San Francisco Zen Center, Myogen Steve Stucky. He passed away on December 31, 2013, a little over three months after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. On December 27, Steve offered the following Death Poem. which appeared on his website, Subtle Eye: Many Zen […]

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