Shunryu Suzuki (1904–1971) was a Japanese Soto Zen monk and teacher. He is widely credited with popularizing Zen Buddhist teachings in the United States, especially through his book Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind, which is still considered a standard introduction to the tradition.
One of five student films from San Francisco State University Cinema Department made in 1998 using footage from existing films (all herein) mixing in new film, photos, Shunryu Suzuki lecture and other audio. This one features a lecture Suzuki gave at the San Francisco Zen Center City Center Feb.
Shunryu Suzuki’s extraordinary gift for conveying traditional Zen teachings using ordinary language is well known to the countless readers of Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind. In Zen Is Right Here, his teachings are brought to life powerfully and directly through stories told about him by his students.
When you can sit with your whole body and mind, and with the oneness of your mind and body under the control of the universal mind, you can easily attain this kind of right understanding. Your everyday life will be renewed without being attached to an old erroneous interpretation of life.
One of this century's most popular psychology scholars, Robert A. Johnson was among the first to present Carl Jung's rich but complex theories with simple elegance and grace, opening them to an entirely new and hungry audience.