Image of the traditional document given to Zen monks on the day of their ordination showing their entire lineage from Buddha Shakyamuni to themselves. This version is used by the Association Zen Internationale.
Excellent resource for information on teachers, schools, lineages, Zen names, Zen sutras and other writings.
An aesthetic Zen haven with a humorous touch. Offers inspirational daily quotes, complimentary monthly e-journal, and an extensive collection of Buddhist-themed e-cards.
Essay giving advice on why and how to find a Zen teacher.
Visually rich, funny, intuitive, basic introduction to Zen. Produced by Kodai-ji Temple, Kyoto, Japan. Requires Shockwave and a 4.0+ browser.
An academic research institution devoted to the study of Zen Buddhism, serving the needs of researchers, students, teachers, and practitioners of Buddhism. 48.000 character Chinese character database. The IRIZ is located at the Rinzai-affiliated Hanazono University, Kyoto, Japan.
Your Zen questions answered by a senior monk from Zen Mountain Monastery.