Study Texts

Below you will find a pool of texts for study. You are welcome to download and/or print them, and also to choose an open date on our Calendar if you wish to lead a Sunday study session. These are informal discussions, where the leader introduces the text they’ve chosen and offers some reflection on it to begin the conversation. If you haven’t led a session before and you’d like to volunteer or ask about it, please feel free to email Benny at benjamin.william.baird@gmail.com.

Shotaku’s Paper Sword – ed. Florence Caplow & Susan Moon from The Hidden Lamp: Stories from Twenty-Five Centuries of Awakened Women

Moon Setting – Shodo Harada Moon By the Window: The Calligraphy and Zen Insights of Shodo Harada

Compassion – ed. Kazuaki Tanahashi and Peter Levitt from The Essential Dogen: Writings of the Great Zen Master

Constancy – Shunryu Suzuki from Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind

Intimate Language – ed. Kazuaki Tanahashi and Peter Levitt The Essential Dogen: Writings of the Great Master