Books

Dharma study is one of Sanshin Zen Community's most essential activities. Our way of practice is based on the teachings of Shakyamuni Buddha, Dogen Zenji, Kodo Sawaki-roshi and Kosho Uchiyama-roshi. Publications by the teachers in our lineage, including the newest ones from Shohaku Okumura, are available below.
 
 
The Zen Teaching of Homeless Kodo
Uchiyama/Okumura


 
 
Life and Death: Selected Dharma Poems
Kosho Uchiyama Roshi, translated by Daitsu Tom Wright and Shohaku Okumura


out of print at this time
 
 
Practices at a Zen Monastery - Clothing, Eating, Housing: Being in Harmony with the Dharma
Tsugen Narasaki


out of print at this time
 
 
NEW for 2012 - Living by Vow: A Practical Introduction to Eight Essential Zen Chants and Texts
Shohaku Okumura


 
 
Dogen's Genjo Koan: Three Commentaries [Hardcover]
Eihei Dogen, with commentaries by Nishiari Bokusan, Shohaku Okamura, Shunryu Suzuki, Uchiyama Kosho, Sojun Mel Weitsman, Kazuaki Tanahasi, and Michael Wenger


 
 
Realizing Genjokoan
Shohaku Okumura


 
 
Opening the Hand of Thought: Approach to Zen
Kosho Uchiyama, Translated by Shohaku Okumura and Tom Wright


 
 
Dogen's Extensive Record
Translated by Talgen Dan Leighton and Shohaku Okumura


 
 
The Wholehearted Way: A Translation of Eihei Dogen's Bendowa with Commentary by Kosho Uchiyama
Translated by Shohaku Okumura and Taigen Daniel Leighton


 
 
How to Cook Your Life: From the Zen Kitchen to Enlightenment
Zen Master Dogen and Kosho Uchiyama. Translated by Thomas Wright


 
 
Dogen's Pure Standards for the Zen Community A Translation of Eihei Shingl
Translated by Shohaku Okumura and Daniel Leighton


 
 
Dogen Zen and its Relevance For Our Time Symposium: October 23-24, 1999 Stanford University
Various Authors, Edited by Shohaku Okumura


out of print at this time
 
 
Sitting Under The Bodhi Tree: Lectures On Dogen Ze



 
 
Soto Zen: An Introduction To Zazen
By Shohaku Okumura


 
 
Heart of Zen (re-printing of Dogen Zen)
Translated by Shohaku Okumura, assisted by Tom Wright


 
 
Shobogenzo Zuimonki
Dogen Zenji, Translated by Shohaku Okumura


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