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.
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

The Zen Teaching of "Homeless Kodo"
By Kosho Uchiyama Translated by Koshi Ichida and Shohaku Okumura Edited by George Vavares.

out of print at this time
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

The Zen Teaching of Homeless Kodo
Written by Kosho Uchiyama Roshi; translated by Shohaku Okumura Roshi; edited by Rev. Jokei Molly Delight Whitehead. Previously published 1990.

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