The Tao Te Ching

The Tao Te Ching was written by a man referred to as Lao Tzu. The unknown author’s name means both "the old philosopher" and "the old philosophy." Hence Lao Tzu may also be the...

The Gateless Gate Sacred Writings of Zen Buddhism

Several schools of Zen developed in China in the 9th century. The Rinzai (Chinese, Lin-chi) sect of Zen was introduced to Japan by the Chinese priest Ensai in 1191. Rinzai...