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Zen and the threefold training principles of the Eightfold Path

The relationship between the Zen process of awakening, as taught and practiced in the Sanbō-Zen lineage, and the threefold training principles of the Eightfold Path: a review of contemporary practices and teaching materials. A master thesis presented by Arno Hess to the Faculty of Applied Buddhist Studies at the Nan Tien Institute in Wollongong NSW […]

Reflections on Sesshin practice.

Sesshin, (literally “touching the heart-mind”) is an intensive Zen retreat that is structured to guide us in the pursuit of finding our true self, which is another expression for breaking through the barrier of dualism.