Publications

Zen Classics for the Modern World: Translations of Chinese Zen Poems & Prose with Contemporary Commentary (Diane Press, Philadelphia, 2011).

Zen Classics for the Modern World, containing three different Chinese Zen texts and accompanied by authoritative, contemporary commentary developed in conjunction with retreats held in Europe and the United States, reveals the depth and diversity of Zen Buddhism as a living tradition (more information on the book may be found here. The book is now out of print. When it is republished, we’ll mention it here.

The English edition of Jeff’s book: Being Without Self: Zen for the Modern World is available for free. We can take payments for postage and handling electronically. To request a copy of the book please email Tina Shore.

The Dutch edition of Jeff’s book, Zijn Zonder Zelf: de kern van zen (Asoka, 2008) is available for €17,95 at bookstores in the Netherlands and Belgium and can also be ordered online. (The English edition contains some chapters not available in this edition).

A limited edition Hungarian translation of Jeff’s book was published in March, 2010. A second book is now available in Hungarian (see photo). This book compiles Jeff’s works on koan Zen and the Great Doubt. For details on both books in Hungarian, contact Attila. A German edition and a Spanish edition of Jeff’s first book is now being completed. Details will be provided here.

Jeff also contributed to What Is Self? A Study of the Spiritual Journey in Terms of Consciousness (by Bernadette Roberts, Sentient Publications, 2005), and The Sayings of Layman P’ang: A Zen Classic of China (Shambhala, March 2009).

For Fukushima’s biography, see The Laughing Buddha of Tofukuji: The Life of Zen Master Keidô Fukushima (by Ishwar Harris; World Wisdom). For the teaching of Fukushima’s master Zenkei Shibayama, see Gateless Barrier (Shambhala), formerly published as Zen Comments on the Mumonkan (Harper & Row). An In Memoriam for Zenkei Shibayama by Kudo Sumiko can be found here (pdf file).