Zen San Diego

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Sensei Tourda with his teacher Rev. Dr. Soyu Matsuoka, 1979.
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​Zen Resources - Presentations - Talks
   It began in China, spread to Korea and Japan, and became very popular in the West from the mid 20th century. The essence of Zen is attempting to understand the meaning of life directly, without being misled by logical thought or language.Taoism and Mahayana Buddhism is a mixture of Indian Zen Buddhism
 Here is a list of Buddhist Resources in San Diego County  
What follows is a short list of dharma talks, websites & useful media...
Intro to Dai Dang Meditation Center and Basics of Zen Meditation 
Thay Dang Giac (Joe Roissier,1955-2016)
 Dai Dang Monastery talk   June 2016
Thay Dang Ngo-Sensei Tourda 
The Practice of Inner Transformation​
Ven.Thich Nhat Hahn via Plum Village, France & Deer Park, USA. What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is the energy of being aware and awake to the present moment. It is the continuous practice of touching life deeply in every moment of life.

The saga of Hui Neng, the 6th Patriarch of Zen, teacher of the Platform Sutra; one of the most influential texts in all of Chinese Buddhism in the above 3 short videos. The good reader is encouraged to obtain Dr. Cleary's text on Hui Neng.
<<Relaxation Meditation ~sound therapy ~ wind chimes. At right, is an illustrated called The 10 Oxherding Pictures at right tells the story of awakening and realization of the true self in the tradition of Zen. [Click on red hyperlinks shown above for full screen video]