Taigen Dan Leighton Roshi: The Teaching of Suchness Part 1

Taigen Dan Leighton is the author and translator (with Shohaku Okumura) of some of the most important texts on Zen, especially on Dogen the founder of Zen in Japan. His latest book, Just This Is It, will be the focus of Taigen’s visit. Dongshan’s writings on suchess, that is, the ultimate true nature inherent in all appearance, are essential teachings in Zen.

Taigen is the guiding dharma teacher at Ancient Dragon Zen Gate Temple in Chicago.