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ZEN NOTES, 1969

January, 1969

January, 1969

Sokei-an Says: The Five Skandhas, by Sokei-an Sasaki
Photo: Sokei-an as a young lay-monk
Sokei-an's lives: When I was young, studying wood-carving
Cover: Year of the Cock, 1969

February, 1969

February, 1969

Sokei-an Says: The Five Skandhas and the Three Worlds
Sokei-an's Lives: After my father's death
Drawing: abstract, Mountains, buildings, trees
Cover: Drawing of a cock

March, 1969

March, 1969

Sokei-an Says: The Four Wisdoms -- Adarsha-jnana, samata-jnana, etc.
Sokei-an's Lives: When I studied Christianity -- Blue-eyed, yellow-haired missionaries

April, 1969

April, 1969

Sokei-an Says: The Castle
Sokei-an Says: The Four Fruits of the Practice of Hinayana
The Practice of the Hinayana, by Mary Farkas

May, 1969

May, 1969

Sokei-an Says: Anapanasati. Four different kinds of meditation.
Sokei-an Says: The Coral Tree. Stages of life and spiritual practice.

June, 1969

June, 1969

The Zen Eye of the Agamas, Anapanasati, Part 2, by Sokei-an Sasaki
Buddhism in Ceylon, the First Two Hundred Years, by H. R. Perera
Cover: Buddha Statue in Ceylon

July, 1969

July, 1969

Sigalovada Sutta
Buddhism in Ceylon, Part 2: The Viharas, where the monks lived, by H. R. Perera
Guide for Buddhist Laymen, from The Buddhist Information Center, Ceylon

August, 1969

August, 1969

Sokei-an Says: The Three Baskets--Sutras, Vinaya and Abhidharma
Theravada Buddhism in Modern Society, by Sokei-an Sasaki
What Do We Mean By Saying That A Person Knows Dhamma, by Sokei-an Sasaki
The Five Precepts, by Sokei-an Sasaki
Sokei-an Says: The eighthfold path, by which one attains enlightenment
Cover: Abstract Design with three verticals

September, 1969

September, 1969

Sokei-an Says: Emancipation--Buddhism is a religion of self-realization
Soothill Says: Pratimoksha--250 Commandments for Monks in the Vinaya
Joshu Sasaki Roshi's Advice to Students about Zazen
More About Zazen--Posture and Breathing in Zazen
Buddhist Activitie in Thailand, by Dr. Suriyabongs
The Five Eyes: Nikugen, Tengen, etc.

October, 1969

October, 1969

Sokei-an Says: The Three Samadhis
The Ryomokyo-kai, a Japanese center for Lay Zen practice
My First Koan, by Sokei-an Sasaki

November, 1969

November, 1969

Sokei-an Says: Leakage--Mind flowing out from our sense organs
The Monk's Commandment, by Sokei-an Sasaki
The Community of Monks, by Dr. Malalasekera

December, 1969

December, 1969

Sokei-an Says: No Leakage--Attainment of samadhi and jnana
Sokei-an Says: Nirodha--The way of reaching the state of Nirvana
Sokei-an Says: The Transcendental World--Opening the door to the transcendental world
Sokei-an Says: How to attain Satori--the way of Zen is different from all others
Cover: Ikkyu's Doka with poem translated by R.H. Blyth

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