Articles and Downloads

Introductions, Talks and Dogen’s Shobogenzo

Introduction to Buddhism and the Practice of Zazen – Michael Eido Luetchford

Understanding The Shobogenzo – Gudo Wafu Nishijima
Buddhism and The Theory of No-Self – Michael Eido Luetchford
One Moon, Two Moons – Michael Eido Luetchford
Right and Wrong – Michael Eido Luetchford
The Meaning of the Precepts
Gaku Do Yo Jin Shu
The Relation Between the Autonomic Nervous System and Buddhism – Gudo Wafu Nishijima
Our Lineage

Dogen’s Shobogenzo – True Dharma-eye Treasury
translations by Gudo Wafu Nishijima and Chodo Cross

Shobogenzo Volume 1
Shobogenzo Volume 2
Shobogenzo Volume 3
Shobogenzo Volume 4

More talks by Mike Luetchford can be found at the Dogen Sangha UK website.


History of Dogen Sangha and the Ida Ryogokudo Zazen Dojo

Dogen Sangha was established in 1987 in Tokyo by Nishijima Roshi with the help his enthusiastic western students to whom he had been giving “Zen Seminars inĀ  English” since 1975. Mike Luetchford’s new website shobogenzo.net, an archive for his material on Nishijima Roshi includes a History of Dogen Sangha and the Ida Ryogokudo Zazen Dojo as well as audio recordings of many of Nishijima Roshi’s talks from the 80s and 90s, Shobogenzo texts from the 1980s that Mike edited with Nishijima Roshi, various booklets that they published over the years, photos and videos.

Nishijima Roshi’s daily life at the time was documented in the film Buddhist Life.


Mike Luetchford’s London Dogen Sangha monthly retreat talks

2021

Dogen’s three views and one reality (March 7th)

On Nishijima Roshi’s ‘Not DoingWrongs’ audio clip (April 4th)

Mike Luetchford’s London Dogen Sangha winter retreat talks

2018

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2019

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2020

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