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Shasta Abbey Press publications, with noted exceptions, are offered in the spirit of dana for free distribution only. You may download, print and distribute copies of these works so long as no changes are made to the original. Otherwise, all rights reserved. The books themselves may be picked up when you visit the Abbey. Please note that we do not ship books. Listings of available books, as welll as for booklets and articles have been grouped for your convenience. Click to jump directly down to those of interest: Books to Begin With, Books Helpful in Taking Next Steps, Books for Going Deeper, Books Out of Print, and Booklets and Articles.

Books published by the Order of Buddhist Contemplatives and Throssel Hole Press are available for sale or in pdf form. Please see below for access and availability.

Books to Begin With
SereneReflection Meditation
Roar of the Tigress

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 2000 ISBN: 0-930066-21-9

pdf Download book in pdf.
Offered in the spirit of dana, this book is also available in the Guest House at Shasta Abbey.

Buddhism from Withn

BUDDHISM FROM WITHIN; An Intuitive Introduction to Buddhism by Reverend Daizui MacPhillamy. Shasta Abbey Press, Mount Shasta, California 2003 ISBN: 0-930066-24-3


Available for sale at the Shasta Abbey Gift Shop.

Zen Is Eternal Life

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 96067. ISBN 0-930066-20-0

pdf Download book in pdf.
Offered in the spirit of dana, this book is also available in the Guest House at Shasta Abbey.

Wild White Goose THE WILD, WHITE GOOSE; The Diary of a Female Zen Priest by Reverend P.T.N.H. Jiyu-Kennett, Roshi, Shasta Abbey, Mount Shasta, California 2002 ISBN: 0930066235

pdf Select individual sections to download.
Offered in the spirit of dana, this book is also available in the Guest House at Shasta Abbey.
Soto Zen
Sitting Buddha

SITTING BUDDHA; Zen Meditation for Everyone by Daishin Morgan Throssel Hole Press, Throssel Hole Buddhist Abbey, Carrshield, Hexham, Northumberland, NE47 8AL United Kingdom, 2004 ISBN:0-9549139-0-6

The PDF version of Sitting Buddha, as well as the audiobook version (read by lay
trainee Shooie ) can be downloaded from Throssel’s websitehttp: //dmtrk.net/LXD-2ETHP-7MTIED-11PHCP-0/c.aspx
or
pdf Download book in pdf form through Throssel Hole Buddhist Abbey.
Available for sale at the Shasta Abbey Gift Shop and the Throssel Hole Buddhist Bookshop.

Books Helpful in Taking Next Steps

Roar of the Tigress

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

Volume Two "Zen for Spiritual Adults; Lectures Inspired by the Shobogenzo by Ehei Dogen" Edited and with an introduction by Reverend Daizui MacPhillamy, Shasta Abbey, Mount Shasta, California 2005 ISBN: 0-930066-24-3

pdf Download book in pdf.
Offered in the spirit of dana, this book is also available in the Guest House at Shasta Abbey.

Buddha Recognizes Buddha

BUDDHA RECOGNIZES BUDDHA by Reverend Master Daishin Morgan. Throssel Hole Buddhist Abbey, Carrshield,Hexham, Northhumberland NE478AL, United Kingdom 1979 ISBN: 0-930066-04-9

Available for sale at the Shasta Abbey Gift Shop, the Throssel Hole Buddhist Bookshop and other book stores. Buddha Recognises Buddha has been converted to a digital format and is now
available as ebooks in Amazon’s Kindle bookshop: http://dmtrk.net/LXD-2ETHP-7MTIED-11PHCK-0/c.aspx

Books for Going Deeper

Denkoroku

DENKOROKU; The Record of theTransmission of the Light by Zen Master Keizan Jokin, Translator Reverend Hubert Nearman, OBC Shasta Abbey Press, Mount Shasta, California 2003 ISBN: 0-930066-22-7

pdf Select individual sections to download.
Offered in the spirit of dana, this book is also available in the Guest House at Shasta Abbey.

Shobogenzo

SHOBOGENZO The Treasure House of the Eye of the True Teaching by Eihei Dogen Translated by Reverend Master Hubert Nearman, Order of Buddhist Contemplatives
Shasta Abbey Press, Mount Shasta, California 2007 ISBN: 978-0-930066-27-7

The Shobogenzo is now available for Kindle and other eReaders.
Please access the appropriate link below:
MOBI: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/9928845/Shobogenzo.mobi
ePub: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/9928845/Shobogenzo.epub


pdf Select whole Shobogenzo (including internal search function)

pdf Select individual chapters (96 available) to download

To activate the search function within the open Shobogenzo PDF window, for a Mac please press Command F. For a PC please press Ctrl F. You will see a small search input area up in the right corner of the pdf window. Type in a word you are looking for. It will show how many instances of that word appears in the document. There are small arrows just to the left of the search input area which allow you to go forward through the document to the next instance of the word for which you searched.


Books Out of Print

Liturgy

"THE LITURGY OF THE ORDER OF BUDDHIST CONTEMPLATIVES FOR THE LAITY" Shasta Abbey Press, Mount Shasta, California 1990 ISBN:0-930066-12-X

Currently may be found through used bookstores or online. We hope to have a pdf version available here in the future.

Buddhist Writings

BUDDHIST WRITINGS ON MEDITATION AND DAILY PRACTICE; The Serene Reflection Meditation Tradition Translator Reverend Hubert Nearman, OBC Shasta Abbey, Mount Shasta, California 1994 ISBN: 0-930066-15-4

Currently may be found through used bookstores or online. We hope to have a pdf version available here in the future.

THE JOURNAL OF THE ORDER OF BUDDHIST CONTEMPLATIVES
The Order of Buddhist Contemplatives publishes a quarterly Journal containing articles on meditation and Buddhist training, written by the late Rev. Master Jiyu-Kennett, priests and lay ministers of the Order, and congregation members. It also contains important announcements from the Order, newly-translated scriptures, and information on new books published by Shasta Abbey Press and Throssel Hole Press. An additional feature of the Journal is news, announcements, and photographs from the monasteries and priories of the Order, all of which help us take refuge in and keep in touch with one another.

Selected articles and information about subscriptions are available through the Order of Buddhist Contemplatives.

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. Its purpose is to acquaint you with those teachings and engage your interest in Buddhist training. The booklet includes selections from Buddhist Scriptures as well as readings from books and articles by Rev. Master Jiyu-Kennett.


pdf Download book in pdf.
Offered in the spirit of dana, this book is also available in the Guest House at Shasta Abbey.

Dana
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