Cold Mountain Zen


Sutras (Sacred Texts)

Cold Mountain Zen uses the following texts for chanting before morning and afternoon meditation, and before a teisho. The texts are provided here for your personal use, or for downloading or printing.

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ASA (Morning Sutras)

1. Sanscrit Chants
2. Kannon Gyo – In Praise of the Bodhisattva of Mercy
3. Hannya Shin Gyo—Heart Sutra
4. Sho Sai Shu Dharani—Dharani of the Great Light that Dispels Ignorance and Suffering
5. Honzon Eko—Thanksgiving
6. Dai Hi Shu Dharani—Dharani of the Great Compassionate One
7. Dai Hi Shu Eko—Thanksgiving
8. Shin Jin Mei—Verses on the Faith Mind
9. Shi Gu Sei Gan Mon—The Four Great Vows

Teisho Sutras

1. Kai Kyo Ge—On Opening the Dharma
2. Dai Hi Shu Dharani—Dharani of the Great Compassionate one
3. Dai Hi Shu Eko—Thanksgiving
4. Hakuin Zenji Zazen Wasan—Hakuin Zenji’s Song of Zazen
5. Shi Gu Sei Gan Mon—The Four Great Vows

BANKA (Afternoon Sutras)

1. Hannya Shin Gyo—Heart Sutra
2. Sho Sai Shu Dharani—Dharani of the Great Light that Dispels Ignorance and Suffering
3. Honzon Eko—Thanksgiving
4. Dai Hi Shu Dharani—Dharani of the Great Compassionate One
5. Dai Hi Shu Eko—Thanksgiving
6. Daiei Zenji Hotsu Gan Mon—Priest Daiei’s Prayer
7. Shi Gu Sei Gan Mon—The Four Great Vows