Soto Zen: A Collection of Videos

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There is an ever increasing library of videos regarding Zen available on Youtube. As one might expect, they are of varying quality and usefulness. Here are a handful I believe are useful for someone looking to know more about Soto Zen, and particularly Soto as it is taking shape here in the West, and more specifically in North America. The ancient way with some new wrinkles…

 

First, an historical overview. Not the best, but serviceable…

 

In Hawaii

 

In North America

 

The Practice of Zen meditation within North American Soto lineages

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