Zen Reading List - compiled by Sessei Meg Levie
Taigen Dan Leighton
Zazen as Enactment Ritual
Article for the forthcoming book, Zen Rituals: Studies of Zen Theory in Practice, edited by Steven Heine and Dale Wright
Our Ancestors of the Future"
in "Shambhala Sun," September, 1996, as "Now is the Past of the
Dogen's Appropriation of Lotus Sutra Ground and Space
published in "Japanese Journal of Religious Studies," vol. 32, no. 1, 2005.
Fools and Monastic Rules: Zen Rule-Bending and the Training for Pure Hearts"
the book, PURITY OF HEART AND CONTEMPLATION: A Monastic Dialogue Between Christian
and Asian Traditions, edited by Bruno Barnhart and Joseph Wong. Reprinted
by permission of The Continuum International Publishing Group.
Huayan Buddhism and the Phenomenal Universe of the Flower Ornament Sutra
From the fall 2006 "Buddhadharma" magazine
"Unalienable Rights, Mahayana Inclusivity, and Right Livelihood"
Article for the Journal "Bridges: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Theology, Philosophy, History, and Science" Volume 13, number 3/4; Fall/Winter 2006; "The Value of Buddhism for Contemporary Western Society"
and Love in the Intermediate Realm:
Buddhist Reflections on "Ghost."
From the book of essays, There is No Spoon: Buddhism at the Movies, edited by Michael Wenger, forthcoming from Wisdom Publications
and the Art of Teaching:
Buddhist Reflections on "Searching for Bobby
From the book of essays, There is No Spoon:
Buddhism at the Movies, edited by Michael Wenger, forthcoming from Wisdom
Dogen and the Background of Shikan taza"
to The Art of Just Sitting, edited by Daido Loori, Wisdom Publications,
in the West and Liberation as Eternal Vigilance
From a forthcoming
issue of "Dharma World" magazine, published in Japan, © Kosei Publishing
"American Buddhist Values and the Practice of Enlightened Patriotism"
from the Fall, 2004 "Turning Wheel," the journal of the Buddhist
Praise of Bodhisattva Vows"
Article for a book on Bodhisattva Vows; to be published in Germany, and in German,
on Translating Dogen"
Published in "Dharma Eye" Journal of the Soto Zen Education Center,
Cosmology of Space and the Practice of Self-fulfillment"
from the forthcoming "Pacific World" journal
And Dogen Masters of Spirit and Words"
Published in "Kyoto Journal," No. 39, 1999
Introduction to Skillful Means"
"The Lotus Sutra as a Source
for Dogen's Discourse Style"
Paper for an academic conference on "Discourse and Rhetoric in the Transformation
of Medieval Japanese Buddhism"
-held at Green Gulch Farm, Fall, 2001