D. T. Suzuki is credited with bringing Zen to America. Through books, articles, and teaching, Suzuki helped make Zen instruction widely accessible in North America.
Articles for Zen
by Alan Watts: It is as difficult for Anglo-Saxons as for the Japanese to absorb anything quite so Chinese as Zen.
by Alan Watts: The experiences resulting from the use of psychedelic drugs are often described in religious terms. They are therefore of interest to those like myself who, in the tradition of William James, are concerned with the psychology of religion.
by Pearl Nash: Do you also think the world has become a crazy place? Do you also long for a soft landing, a reassuring place of comfort and safety?
by Thich Nhat Hanh: The Order of Interbeing (Tiep Hien) was formed by the Vietnamese monk Thich Nhat Hanh in the mid-1960’s…
by Leo Babauta: You’re going through your day, and it’s like you’re a newspaper critic, constantly looking for things to praise and criticize…
by Jo Confino: It involves a lot more than meditating…
by Donna Quesada: Zen and Kundalini Yoga: A Contradiction?
A talk by Dr. Woodson Merrell, from the Urban Zen Foundation
Eeek! Eeek! Eeek! the bird cried. It! It! It! And the world as Peter Coyote had experienced it ended.