Introductory Teachings

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What is Integral Zen?

Genuine spiritual awakening is coming to a stable recognition of the pure consciousness within us, deeper than thought, emotion, feeling, or life story. It is radically non-theistic, viewless, genderless, both infinitely greater than the individual and...

About Integral Zen

Rocks and Waters

Integral Zen is rooted in the concentration practices of the Rinzai School of Zen. We recognize that there are timeless truths passed on by the great sages and great meditative traditions. We also recognize the great discoveries of modernity...

Genuine Insight

The insight that can be described is not the Genuine Insight.

The tao that can be told
is not the eternal Tao
The name that can be named
is not the eternal Name.

Tao Te...

What is Integral Zen?

A seasoned Zen student approached the Roshi after a presentation on Integral Zen.  Pointing at the charts and maps posted on the wall he said with a tinge of disgust in his voice, “That’s not...

Integral Zen Blogs

Hello world!  Welcome to the new Integral Zen website.

All of us here at Integral Zen are deeply grateful for these teachings and these practices, which have deeply transformed our lives.  Our families and we have born witness to...