Good Posture for Sitting Zazen Joyfully

Zazen is the dharma gate of ease and joy, yet for so many of us it can often feel very different to this, it challenges us both physically and psychologically. In this video John discusses the importance of good posture in Zazen and how the physical position of the body can influence awareness and through this, ease and joy


All Beings are Your Ancestors (1091-1157)

A short video teaching about a wonderful poem by Master HongZhi (1091-1157). The teaching is adapted from a Kusen given on 31st March 2020


Fragments of momentary being

Our true teacher isn’t a person in the normal sense, but rather a fragment of momentary being. This video teaching is adapted from Kusen no 270 given on 28th March 2020


Book of Serenity Case 36

The Case: One day, Master Ma’s personal attendant asked him, “How is the master these days?”

Master Ma answered, “Sun Face Buddha, Moon Face Buddha.”

Adapted from Kusen give on 24th March 2020

Below you can find a link to the commentary in written form: