Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading


You Have to Say Something,  Dainin Katagiri, edited by Steve Hagen

Each Moment Is the Universe: Zen and the Way of Being Time,   Dainin Katagiri

Returning to Silence , Dainin Katagiri

No Time to Lose: A Timely Guide to the Way of the Bodhisattva,  Pema Chodron

Realizing Genjokoan: The Key to Dogen’s Shobogenzo Shohaku Okumura

Receiving the Marrow: Teachings on Dogen by Soto Zen Women Priests, ed. Eido Frances Carney, Temple Ground Press (, 2012.

Seeds of Virtue, Seeds of Change, A Collection of Zen Teachings, ed. by Jikyuo Cheryl Wolfer. Fwd. by Eido Frances Carney,  Temple Ground Press, 2014.  Teijo Munnich,  “The Middle Path: A Little Bit of Nothin’, pg. 221


Rev. Munnich’s writings are featured in the collections below.  Contact Great Tree to find out how to get your copy:

  RECEIVING THE MARROW – Teachings on Dogen by  Soto ZenWomen Priests – OUT OF STOCK – can be ordered from

“As far as I know, this is the first such collection by women Soto Zen teachers in the West.  These are the fruits of their decades of study and practice. …Reading these essays, we can see what Dogen taught about the equality of eight hundred years ago was true. I sincerely make prostrations to these women teachers for their attainment of the Dharma.”  Shohaku Okumura, translator Dogen texts and author of Realizing Genjokoan: The Key to Dogen’s Shobogenzu.

  SEEDS OF VIRTUE, SEEDS OF CHANGE – A Collection of ZenTeachings SeedsBookCover 001

“For the first time, twenty-seven Soto Zen women priests come together to offer teachings in response to a call for spiritual insight and balance. This collection opens possib
ilities of deeper awareness for cultivating compassion in Troubled times.”

“to have a direct mind is to doa all our activities as holding up the moon, connected with the universal perspective, and therefore, nothing we do is in vain.”  Byakuren Judith Ragir, Clouds & Water  $20.00 includes shipping.

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