Articles tagged with ‘Sandokai’

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What-the-Sutra-Says: The Sandokai

The Sandokai is the work of Master Sekito Kisen (in Chinese: Shítóu Xīqiān) who was born in in southern China in 700 AD and died in 790 AD. This was an era in which Zen grew in popularity and began to emerge as a distinct school with many strong, dynamic personalities like Bodhidharma and Eno.

The Sandokai

This is the text for the Sandokai, in Japanese, with bells marked – including a PDF suitable for printing out and giving to the bell or ino for use in ceremony