Readings in Soto Zen

The Original Frontier, 2021. Michael Elliston, roshi, Atlanta Soto Zen Center. With a forward by Norman Fisher. Very accessible book for living a saner life. Recommended.

Opening the Hand of Thought, Uchiyama, roshi. One of the best places to start. .

The Kyosakua and Mokurai, Matsuoka, Soyu. 2 volumes. Collections of talks from 60s, 70s and 80s. Matsuoka taught in Chicago and Long Beach, CA. Amazon/Lulu

Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind, Suzuki, Shunryu. A classic and a powerful book of short talks about viewing our world with understanding and compassion of Zen.

Soto Zen, Global Soto Zen Net. Pamphlet, short. A good place to get an brief, specific instruction in Soto Zen.

Living by Vow, Okumura, Shohaku. Okumura roshi was Uchiyama’s student. Very clear translator and Soto teacher. Atlanta shares an affiliation with their sangha in Indiana.