Sesshū Tōyō zen paintings

Girl by the river

Two Zen monks, Tanzan (1819-1892) and Ekido, traveling on pilgrimage, came to a muddy river crossing. There they saw a lovely young woman dressed in her...

Artistic principles and aesthetic ideals of Zen

Aesthetic  principles of Zen and its manifistation Table 1. Artistic principles and aesthetic ideals of Zen in the Structure of Primordial Essences and Phenomenal Worlds       ...

Chan Buddhism and Art

Chan-Buddhist themes and motifs in Chinese Art Chan Buddhist Art in China During The Tang Dynasty (618-907) Wang Wei (699–759), a universal Chinese genius, was a great poet,...
Garab Dorje. Dzogchen saint

Primordial generating matrix of Dzogchen

Table 1а.  Initial generating matrix of Dzogchen (Theory) Hitting the Essence in Three Words  the final testament of the first master Garab Dorje ( Fl. 55 CE) Last testament to Manjushri-mitra. (5-6...