North Star Dharma Refuge

Resources

Those newer to the Serene Reflection Meditation tradition may find the following electronic resources helpful.

Introduction to Serene Reflection Meditation

This small booklet will introduce you to the fundamental teachings and practice of the Serene Reflection Meditation Tradition (Soto Zen) of Buddhism. The booklet includes selections from Buddhist Scriptures as well as readings from books and articles by Rev. Master Jiyu-Kennett. (Made available by Shasta Abbey Buddhist Monastery on its website, with the stipulation that no changes be made to the original.)

Writings and Dharma Talks by Reverend Master Jiyu-Kennett

(Rev. Master Jiyu-Kennett's books made available by Shasta Abbey Buddhist Monastery on its website, with the stipulation that no changes be made to the original.)

ROAR OF THE TIGRESS: The Oral Teachings of Reverend Master Jiyu-Kennett, Western Woman and Zen Master.

Volume One "An Introduction to Zen: Religious Practice for Everyday Life" Edited and with an introduction by Reverend Daizui MacPhillamy, Shasta Abbey, Mount Shasta, California.

ZEN IS ETERNAL LIFE by Reverend P.T.N.H. Jiyu-Kennett, M.O.B.C.,Fourth Edition, 1999. Shasta Abbey Press, Mount Shasta CA

Dharma Talks by Reverend Master Jiyu-Kennett

Writings, Dharma Talks, and Instructional Videos by Reverend Master Koshin

Videos: Introduction to Serene Reflection Meditation

Booklet: Dependent Origination

Dharma Talks

Commentary on Rev. Master Jiyu-Kennet's How to Grow a Lotus Blossom

Buddhist Supplies

Jizo Spring Buddhist Supplies provides high-quality products that help people practice meditation and also develop and sustain other aspects of Buddhist training.

Samantabhadra, Personification of Great Virtue and Diligence

Samantabhadra Bodhisattva (J: Fugen Bosatsu) is usually depicted riding an elephant, which represents great strength born of gentleness and patience.