The Freshness of Life

These words of wisdom about the freshness of life by Uchiyama Kosho Roshi come to us from the Upaya Zen Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico. My friend, Roshi Joan Halifax is the founder of Upaya and its abbess. I look forward to her emails weekly.

Uchiyama Kosho Roshi lived between 1912 and 1988. He was a master of Soto Zen and origami. His temple was located near Kyoto, Japan, which we visited in 1982, just before Rachael was born. He is the author of many books.

Opening the Hand of Thought: Foundations of Zen Buddhist Practice

by
Kosho Uchiyama Roshi

For over thirty years, Opening the Hand of Thought has offered an introduction to Zen Buddhism and meditation unmatched in clarity and power. This is the revised edition of Kosho Uchiyama’s singularly incisive classic.

This new edition contains even more useful material: new prefaces… [Read More…]

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